Abstract 171: A Mitral Regurgitation May be an Early Diagnostic Clue to Kawasaki Disease in Young Infants with Atypical Presentations

@inproceedings{Oh2015Abstract1A,
  title={Abstract 171: A Mitral Regurgitation May be an Early Diagnostic Clue to Kawasaki Disease in Young Infants with Atypical Presentations},
  author={Jin-Hee Oh and Ji Hoon Kim and Ji Eun Lee and Hyuckjong Kwon and Jae Young Lee and Soon Ju Lee and Ji Whan Han and Kyung-Yil Lee and Dae Kyun Koh},
  year={2015}
}
Background: Very young infants with Kawasaki disease (KD) often present with atypical features that render diagnosis difficult and the incidence of coronary complications high. Picking up clues at early phase of KD can be critical. Herein we present 3 cases of KD in very young infants who showed mitral regurgitation (MR) around the 7th day from the onset of fever. They received IVIG around 7th fever day. However, the advice for short-term follow up echocardiography (ECHO) was neglected as… CONTINUE READING

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