Yin-Ming Ng

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OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and management of Kawasaki disease in children in Hong Kong. DESIGN Retrospective survey of medical records from July 1994 to June 1997, and prospective data collection from July 1997 to June 2000. SETTING Hospitals with a paediatric unit in Hong Kong. PATIENTS Patients diagnosed with(More)
BACKGROUND Cervical lymphadenopathy is a typical feature in some children with Kawasaki disease, but whether its presence or absence delays diagnosis, thereby increasing the risk of coronary artery abnormalities, has remained uncertain. AIM : The aim of this study is to review the clinical features of Kawasaki disease with particular reference to(More)
We report on a case of facial nerve palsy associated with Kawasaki disease in a 2-year-old boy. Facial nerve palsy is one of the rare neurological manifestations of Kawasaki disease. Twenty-seven other cases that have been reported in the literature are reviewed. There is a high incidence of coronary artery aneurysm (52%) and a female predilection in(More)
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