Kawasaki Disease Complicated With Reversible Splenial Lesion and Acute Myocarditis

@article{Itamura2011KawasakiDC,
  title={Kawasaki Disease Complicated With Reversible Splenial Lesion and Acute Myocarditis},
  author={Shinji Itamura and Masahiro Kamada and Naomi Nakagawa},
  journal={Pediatric Cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={696-699}
}
Kawasaki disease, a systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology, develops frequently in infants and demonstrates a variety of clinical symptoms during the disease course. The most important complication, coronary artery lesions, is found in 15–25% of untreated patients. Meanwhile, acute myocarditis, another complication that can occur during the acute phase of severe systemic vasculitis, has been found in more than 50% of affected individuals when asymptomatic cases are included. However, cases… CONTINUE READING

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