Isabella Tarissi de Jacobis

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Kawasaki disease is a multisystemic vasculitis that can result in coronary artery lesions. It predominantly affects young children and is characterized by prolonged fever, diffuse mucosal inflammation, indurative oedema of the hands and feet, a polymorphous skin rash and non-suppurative lymphadenopathy. Coronary artery involvement is the most important(More)
Background Kawasaki disease (KD) is a rare generalized systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology in which the main complication is the development of coronary artery abnormalities. Considering that an inflammation-associated systemic pro-oxidant status could play a critical patho-genetic role in KD progression [1], we evaluated some peripheral blood(More)
A 3 year 6 month-old child with high fever for 4 days, bilateral non-purulent conjunctivitis, rash in the upper and lower limbs regressed within 72 h, lymphadenitis in the left mandibular corner, edema on the soles of her feet and limping, was admitted to the Pediatric Medical Department of our hospital. Blood tests showed abnormal values for C-reactive(More)
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