Kawasaki-like syndromes in HIV-infected adults.

  title={Kawasaki-like syndromes in HIV-infected adults.},
  author={Katia Stankovic and Patrick Miailhes and D Bessis and Tristan Ferry and Christiane Broussolle and Pascal S{\`e}ve},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  volume={55 6},
BACKGROUND Kawasaki-like syndrome (KLS) is rare in adults; one third of these patients are infected by Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Our study reports cases of KLS occurring in HIV-positive adults and reviews the literature to compare their characteristics with HIV-negative adults and children with Kawasaki disease (KD). METHODS Report of cases and review of the literature. RESULTS Amongst 20 cases reviewed, including 4 who were managed at our institution, KLS was associated with… CONTINUE READING


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