Kawasaki’s disease: an often overlooked cause of intestinal pseudo-obstruction in children

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To the Editor: One fairly common cause of intestinal pseudo-obstruction in children, not discussed in this paper [1] and frequently overlooked, is Kawasaki’s disease (KWD). Miyake et al. [2] reported in a recent study that intestinal pseudo-obstruction develops in about 2 % of all patients affected by atypical KWD. Intestinal pseudoobstruction may develop… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00428-015-1844-2

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