Kimura Disease of Bilateral Eyelid

Ni Made Gita Saraswati , Putu Yuliawati

Ni Made Gita Saraswati
Departement of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Denpasar. Email:

Putu Yuliawati
Departement of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Denpasar
Online First: June 01, 2019 | Cite this Article
Saraswati, N., Yuliawati, P. 2019. Kimura Disease of Bilateral Eyelid. Bali Journal of Ophthalmology 3(1). DOI:10.15562/bjo.v3i1.30

Background: To highlight rare case patient with Kimura Disease of the eyelid. Single case study has been followed up for 6 months.

Case: A Balinese, male, 11 years old patient with chief complained bilateral painless eyelid swelling since 6 months ago. From the examination there were masses at superior palpebral In both eyes, with firm, mobile and painless in palpation. Laboratory investigation revealed eosinophilia with a rise in IgE percentage levels (5.41%). Orbital CT Scan showed a solid mass in left superior retropalpebral. Oral steroid was given before excision surgery. Histopathological examination showed diffuse infiltrating eosinophil, high endothelial post capillary venules, folliculolysis dan microabsess, typical Kimura’s Disease.

Conclusion: Kimura’s disease still a rare case with clinical dilemma with no specific diagnostic guideline. Though there is no consensus for the treatment of recurrent disease, the overall outcome is good as there is no association with malignancy.

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