Describing Kawasaki shock syndrome: results from a retrospective study and literature review

@article{Taddio2016DescribingKS,
  title={Describing Kawasaki shock syndrome: results from a retrospective study and literature review},
  author={Andrea Taddio and Eleonora Dei Rossi and Lorenzo Monasta and S. Pastore and Alberto Tommasini and Loredana Lepore and Gabriele Bronzetti and Edoardo Marrani and Biancamaria D.’Agata Mottolese and Gabriele Simonini and Rolando Cimaz and Alessandro Ventura},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={223-228}
}
Kawasaki shock syndrome (KSS) is a rare manifestation of Kawasaki disease (KD) characterized by systolic hypotension or clinical signs of poor perfusion. The objectives of the study are to describe the main clinical presentation, echocardiographic, and laboratory findings, as well as the treatment options and clinical outcomes of KSS patients when compared with KD patients. This is a retrospective study. All children referred to two pediatric rheumatology units from January 1, 2012, to December… 

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