A comparison of the clinical profile of Kawasaki disease in children from Northern India above and below 5 years of age.

@article{Singh2007ACO,
  title={A comparison of the clinical profile of Kawasaki disease in children from Northern India above and below 5 years of age.},
  author={Swarnendra Singh and Michael K. Gupta and Arun Bansal and Rajasekar Manoj Kumar and Bhagwat R. Mittal},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={
          654-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Clinical experience collated over the last 11 years at our center suggests that Kawasaki disease (KD) affects older children more frequently as compared to the Western literature. In this study we have compared the clinical profile of KD in children above 5 years of age (Group I) with those below 5 years (Group II). DESIGN Chart review of children with KD during the period January 1994-April 2006. RESULTS Of the 97 children, 38 (39.2%) were in Group I and 59 (60.8%) were in Group… CONTINUE READING

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