Kawasaki disease in older children and adolescents

Janet A. Stockheim*, Nancy Innocentini, Stanford T Shulman

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Abstract

Features of 28 patients older than 8 years of age with acute Kawasaki disease were reviewed. Observations included a predominance of male patients and white patients, delays in diagnosis of acute Kawasaki disease, presence of additional signs and symptoms, and a substantial incidence of coronary artery abnormalities (21%) including mild transient changes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-252
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume137
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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