High incidence of aortic regurgitation following Kawasaki disease.


Among 131 patients with Kawasaki disease who underwent cardiac examinations from December 1979 to July 1984, six (4.6%) had aortic regurgitation documented on aortography. A protodiastolic murmur typical of aortic regurgitation was heard in four patients. Both cardiac enlargement on chest roentgenogram and ECG signs of left ventricular hypertrophy were… (More)


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