Kawasaki disease in the adult

A case report and review of the literature

Juan Carlos Rozo, John Jefferies, Benjamin W. Eidem, Patrick J. Cook

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Abstract

Kawasaki disease, predominantly a disease of childhood, includes such symptoms as acute vasculitis, mucosal inflammation, rash, cervical adenopathy, and edema, Its most severe forms are associated with coronary artery aneurysms, We report a rare case of this disease in an asymptomatic adult and review its epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)160-164
Number of pages5
JournalTexas Heart Institute Journal
Volume31
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 22 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Coronary Aneurysm
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Rare Diseases
Vasculitis
Exanthema
Edema
Coronary Vessels
Epidemiology
Inflammation
Lymphadenopathy

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Kawasaki disease in the adult : A case report and review of the literature. / Rozo, Juan Carlos; Jefferies, John; Eidem, Benjamin W.; Cook, Patrick J.

In: Texas Heart Institute Journal, Vol. 31, No. 2, 22.06.2004, p. 160-164.

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Rozo, Juan Carlos ; Jefferies, John ; Eidem, Benjamin W. ; Cook, Patrick J. / Kawasaki disease in the adult : A case report and review of the literature. In: Texas Heart Institute Journal. 2004 ; Vol. 31, No. 2. pp. 160-164.
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