Kawasaki disease in Australia, 1993-95.

  title={Kawasaki disease in Australia, 1993-95.},
  author={Jenny A Royle and Katrina Williams and Elizabeth W. Elliott and Gary S Sholler and Terry Nolan and Rosemary Allen and David Isaacs},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={78 1},
AIM To describe the epidemiology, management, and rate of cardiac sequelae of Kawasaki disease in Australia. DESIGN Cases were notified to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, an active national surveillance scheme, from May 1993 to June 1995. RESULTS 139 cases of Kawasaki disease were confirmed. In 1994, the annual incidence was 3.7/100,000 children < 5 years old. Sixteen children were not admitted to hospital. Coronary artery abnormalities were reported in 35 (25%) children. Two… CONTINUE READING

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