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Rosai Dorfman disease - a rare cause of cervical lymphadenopathy.
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  • Insiyah AmijiOrcid,
  • Ummulkheir Mohamed ,
  • Hajaj Salum,
  • Emilia Karugaba,
  • Luka Lui,
  • Livin Mumburi,
  • Anna Msafiri,
  • Higgins Massawe
Insiyah Amiji
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Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
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Ummulkheir Mohamed
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
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Hajaj Salum
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
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Emilia Karugaba
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
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Luka Lui
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
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Livin Mumburi
Muhimbili National Hospital
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Anna Msafiri
Muhimbili National Hospital
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Higgins Massawe
Muhimbili National Hospital
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Peer review status:ACCEPTED

21 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
22 May 2020Assigned to Editor
22 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
07 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
22 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept

Abstract

Rosai Dorfman disease is a rare cause of sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, in developing countries it mimics tuberculosis and malignancies like lymphoma and its often mismanaged. A high index of suspicion is necessary for its diagnosis. It resolves spontaneously therefore observation is currently the advocated approach for its management.