What is the role of medications in the treatment of Kikuchi disease?

Updated: Nov 13, 2020
  • Author: John Boone, MD; Chief Editor: Sara J Grethlein, MD, FACP  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroids are most often employed. Hydroxychloroquine has been used in steroid-resistant and recurrent cases.


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