hello, Have gone through the details submitted
Localised painless cervical lymphadenopathy , Kikuchi's Lymphadenitis is a well known , though uncommon Idiopathic Lymphadenitis .Its a self limiting entity and will remit on its own
Its close Differential diagnosis is Lupus [SLE] Lymphadenitis , has to be ruled out
Any Joint pains ?
Any fever ? Any Myalgias , Fatigue ? Other region of lymph nodes like in arm pits , inguinal regions if enlarged , Just slide your fingers in these regions and see for any enlarged nodes ? Any Skin Rash ? any other systemic symptoms ?
If you have any of the above symptoms , You need to get Screened for SLE to rule it out ,ANA screening and them ANA profile
Else , stay cool , Dont even think about it , maintain good oral hygiene , Do warm water or salt water gargling frequently
If any of the above complaints appear positive , Do revert Get Peripheral Smear , ESR ,Seum LDH done along with above in case your symptoms increase
Take care Regards Dr Geeta
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