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Extensive coronary and systemic arterial aneurysm development in severe refractory Kawasaki disease

  • Niall Johnston (a1), David Coleman (a1) and Colin J. McMahon (a1)

Abstract

We describe the case of an 8-week-old infant with late presentation of severe refractory atypical Kawasaki disease. In addition to developing giant coronary arterial aneurysms and coronary thrombosis, she formed extensive bilateral arterial aneurysms throughout her systemic circulation.

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Correspondence to: Prof. C. J. McMahon, Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland. Tel: 01 4096160; Fax: 01 4096181; E-mail: cmcmahon992004@yahoo.com

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1. Hoshino, S, Tsuda, E, Tamada O. Characteristics and fate of systemic artery aneurysm after Kawasaki disease. J Pediatr 2015; 167: 108112.
2. Freeman, A, Shulman, S. Refractory Kawasaki disease. Pediatric Infect Dis J 2004; 23: 463464.

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Extensive coronary and systemic arterial aneurysm development in severe refractory Kawasaki disease

  • Niall Johnston (a1), David Coleman (a1) and Colin J. McMahon (a1)

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