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Table 2 A comparison of KFD with some lymphadenitis diseases

From: Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: a case report and the evaluation of diagnostic procedures

  Pain Fever Self-limiting Distinguishing features
KFD (HNL) Some Irregular Yes Coagulative necrosis, nuclear debris
NHL Yes Relapsing No Malignant hyperplasia, monoclonal lymphocytes
TbL Some Intermittent No Caseous necrosis, tuberculous granuloma
CSD Yes Irregular Yes Central necrosis, granulomatous inflammation
SLE Some Irregular No Hematoxylin bodies, abundance of plasma cells