Table 1

The clinical features of recurrent aseptic meningitis cases with Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease
Case and reference number 1[7] 2[8] 3[9] 4[10] 5 (present case)
Age/gender 21/M 12/F 29/M 35/F 28/M
Meningeal sign - + - + +
Maximum Cerebrospinal fluid cell count/mm3 178 100 63 59 137
Duration of the meningitis episode 10 days 10 days 10-30 days 10 days 10 – 20 days
Interval between each episode 1 month 1 week 11 years 5 months, 11 months 1 week to 6 years
Coexisting conditions High titre of anti-Toxoplasma antibody - Elevation of serum IgE High titre of antinuclear antibody Elevation of serum IgE
Steroid Use - Oral prednisolone, Intravenous methyl prednisolone, Oral prednisolone, -
1 mg/kg 40 mg/day
1000 mg/day

Komagamine et al.

Komagamine et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:112   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-112

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