Volume 31, Number 2 (9-2007)                   Research in Medicine 2007, 31(2): 187-187 | Back to browse issues page


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Naghdi F. Atypical Kawasaki a case report . Research in Medicine. 2007; 31 (2) :187-187
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-400-en.html

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Background: Kawasaki disease is a worldwide problem, however, it is more common among Asians. Since 1960, over 170000 cases have been reported. In a child with prolonged fever (>5 days) in association with mucocutaneous or laboratory symptoms of systemic inflammation Kawasaki disease should be suspected. Atypical Kawasaki does not manifest with a pathognomic picture, therefore, mortality rate is quite high. Patient: An 11-month neonate presented with high grade fever, diarrhea, nausea, and irritability. During the second week, thrombocytosis was developed, however, coronary artery was intact. A high clinical suspicious as well thrombocytosis and high ESR level lead to the diagnosis of atypical Kawasaki.: Atypical
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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Endocrinology
Received: 2008/02/24

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