Kawasaki disease presenting as cervical lymphadenitis or deep neck infection.

  title={Kawasaki disease presenting as cervical lymphadenitis or deep neck infection.},
  author={H T Kao and Yhu Chering Huang and Tzou Yien Lin},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={124 4},
OBJECTIVE To describe a group of patients with Kawasaki disease who had cervical lymphadenopathy as their dominant initial presentations. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 14 children who were admitted to Chang-Gung Children's Hospital between May 1996 and July 1998 with the initial impression of cervical lymphadenitis, cellulitis, and/or deep neck infection but for which a diagnosis of Kawasaki disease was established later. RESULTS Five (35.7… CONTINUE READING


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