Iranian Journal of Radiology

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An MRI Investigation of Kimura Disease (KD) in Upper Extremity Soft Tissues: Two Case Reports

Renwei Liu 1 , Yindi Zhang 2 , Jinzhi Fang 1 and Yuzhong Zhang 1 , *
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1 Department of Radiology, People’s Hospital of Longhua District, Shenzhen, China
2 Department of Radiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kun Ming Yunnan, China
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: October 2018, 15 (4); e58635
  • Published Online: June 1, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: July 24, 2017
  • Revised: November 13, 2017
  • Accepted: December 9, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.58635

To Cite: Liu R, Zhang Y, Fang J, Zhang Y. An MRI Investigation of Kimura Disease (KD) in Upper Extremity Soft Tissues: Two Case Reports, Iran J Radiol. 2018 ; 15(4):e58635. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.58635.

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1. Background
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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