Epidemiologic features of Kawasaki disease in South Korea: data from nationwide survey, 2009-2011.

@article{Kim2014EpidemiologicFO,
  title={Epidemiologic features of Kawasaki disease in South Korea: data from nationwide survey, 2009-2011.},
  author={Gi Beom Kim and Ji Whan Han and Yong won Park and Min Seob Song and Young Mi Hong and Sung Ho Cha and Dong Soo Kim and Sohee Park},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          24-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND To assess the recent epidemiologic features of Kawasaki disease (KD) in South Korea from the nationwide survey conducted between 2009 and 2011. METHODS We collected data regarding the incidence, symptoms, treatment and coronary complications associated with acute KD by sending questionnaires to the 100 hospitals that have pediatric residency programs from 2009 to 2011. RESULTS We received complete responses from 73 hospitals and partial responses from 14 hospitals. A total of 13… CONTINUE READING

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