Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (Kimura's disease): Report of a large‐sized lesion

Nirmala A. Jambhekar, Anita M. Borges, Romil Saxena, Dipak M. Parikh, Chitralekha S. Soman

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Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is an uncommon lesion with a predilection for skin of the head and neck region. It usually presents as one or a few smooth‐surfaced nodules which are often asymptomatic. Histologially the nodules reveal two components: abnormal proliferating vessels and a cellular infiltrate consisting of lymphocytes and eosinophils, involving both the dermis and the subcutaneous tissue. A case is presented of an unusually large recurrent lesion on the scalp.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)206-208
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • endothelial cell
  • scalp
  • skin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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