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Atypical Kawasaki Disease: A Case Report [Zeynep Kamil Med J]
Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2017; 48(1): 20-22 | DOI: 10.16948/zktb.34184

Atypical Kawasaki Disease: A Case Report

Seher Erdoğan1, Mehmet Boşnak1, Derya Aydın Şahin2, Osman Başpınar2
1Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Pediatric Intensive Care Department, Gaziantep, Turkey
2Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Gaziantep, Turkey

Kawasaki disease is an acute vasculitis that is characterized by prolonged fever, nonpurulent conjunctivitis, oral mucosal inflamation, cervical lympadenophaty, erythema of the hands and feet, and diffuse polymorphous skin rash. The most common age of occurence is
between 6 months and 5 years. Coronary artery aneurysms may develop in % 15-25 of untreated children and may lead to sudden death or myocard infarction. So early diagnosis and treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin and acetyl salicylic acid are important to prevent this
complications. Here, we present a atypical Kawasaki disease, five year old case was treated on time and had no complication.

Keywords: kawasaki disease, atypical kawasaki disease, vasculitis

Seher Erdoğan, Mehmet Boşnak, Derya Aydın Şahin, Osman Başpınar. Atypical Kawasaki Disease: A Case Report. Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2017; 48(1): 20-22

Corresponding Author: Seher Erdoğan, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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