Facial Nerve Palsy Complicating Kawasaki Disease

@article{Wright2008FacialNP,
  title={Facial Nerve Palsy Complicating Kawasaki Disease},
  author={H. Wright and C. Waddington and J. Geddes and J. Newburger and D. Burgner},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={122},
  pages={e783 - e785}
}
The diagnosis of Kawasaki disease, the most common cause of pediatric acquired heart disease, is difficult and often delayed for children whose age falls outside the typical range of 6 months to 5 years, especially in those with incomplete Kawasaki disease and atypical features. Delayed diagnosis is associated with an increased incidence of coronary artery pathology. Here we describe 2 cases of lower motor neuron facial nerve palsy complicating Kawasaki disease. In both cases the diagnosis of… Expand
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