Lymphoid malignancies following Kawasaki disease.

  title={Lymphoid malignancies following Kawasaki disease.},
  author={Jeffrey C Murray and Lisa R. Bomgaars and B Carcamo and Donald H. Mahoney},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  volume={50 4},
Kawasaki disease is a childhood multisystem vasculitic syndrome of unknown etiology. Associated immunological dysregulation is consistently observed and may be pathogenic in the known cardiac and noncardiac complications of the disease. Despite the well-known association between acquired immunodeficiency states and neoplasia, there are no reports of cancer accompanying or following the onset of this disease. We report here two children who were diagnosed with lymphoid malignancies shortly… CONTINUE READING

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