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Recurrence of coronary artery lesions after complete regression in a peculiar case of Kawasaki disease

  • Shiv D. Sharma (a1), Kanupriya Chaturvedi (a1), Avesh Saini (a1), Swatantra Rathore (a1) and Mohit Tayal (a1)...

Abstract

Kawasaki disease is a leading cause of acquired heart disease in children with serious repercussions of coronary artery lesions. Recurrences of the disease are relatively rare in clinical practice. We present a case of recurrent Kawasaki disease, wherein the coronary artery lesions which were documented during the initial illness demonstrated complete regression over the following months, but reappeared with recurrence of the disease.

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Author for correspondence: Dr. Shiv Dayal Sharma, MD, Division Chief, Pediatrics and Neonatology, Eternal Hospital, 3A, Jagatpura Road, Near Jawahar Circle, Jaipur 302017, Rajasthan, India. Tel: +91 9414278442; Fax: +91-141-2701769; E-mail: sdsharmajp@yahoo.co.in

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