Papillary conjunctivitis associated with kikuchi disease

Anat Galor, Matthew Georgy, Henry A. Leder, James P. Dunn, George B. Peters

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PURPOSE: To describe a case of papillary conjunctivitis associated with Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD). METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: A 35-year-old black man developed bilateral eye redness before developing high fevers and cervical lymphadenopathy. Mediastinoscopy confirmed the diagnosis of KFD. The eye redness resolved on a regimen of prednisone 60 mg daily and recurred after corticosteroids were discontinued. The patient was found to have bilateral papillary conjunctivitis that resolved with topical prednisolone acetate. CONCLUSIONS: Papillary conjunctivitis may be associated with KFD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)944-946
Number of pages3
Issue number8
StatePublished - Sep 1 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Kikuchi disease
  • Papillary conjunctivitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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