Bilateral retinal ischemia in Kawasaki disease. Postmortem findings and electron microscopic observations.

A 4-month-old infant died of cardiovascular complications of Kawasaki disease (KD). At autopsy, aneurysmal dilatation with recent thromboses were found in coronary arteries, abdominal aorta, brachial and left common carotid arteries. A vasculitis with thrombosis of a branch of the ophthalmic artery was demonstrated in the right orbital apex. Light… CONTINUE READING