Clinical characteristics of Kawasaki syndrome and the risk factors for coronary artery lesions in China.

@article{Ruan2013ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of Kawasaki syndrome and the risk factors for coronary artery lesions in China.},
  author={Y Y Ruan and Bei Ye and Xiaodong Zhao},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={
          e397-402
        }
}
BACKGROUND Kawasaki syndrome (KS) is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in childhood in developed countries. This study was designed to identify the clinical characteristics of a large cohort of KS in China and explore the risk factors for coronary artery lesions. METHODS Clinical records of 1370 patients with acute KS were retrospectively reviewed. The clinical features of different age groups were analyzed, and a multivariate logistic regression analysis was performed to identify… CONTINUE READING
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