Osteomyelitis in Kawasaki disease.


A child who was having all symptoms of Kawasaki disease (KD) was diagnosed with osteomyelitis. Very quick response was appreciated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) infusion for all the symptoms except osteomyelitis. Long term antibiotics were required to treat it. This kind of overlap between KD and pyogenic osteomyelits due to S. aureus, further supports relationship between these two.

DOI: 10.1007/s12098-014-1456-x

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@article{Singh2014OsteomyelitisIK, title={Osteomyelitis in Kawasaki disease.}, author={Satya Prakash Singh and Nasir Husain Ansari and Yashwant Singh Tanwar and Masood Habib}, journal={Indian journal of pediatrics}, year={2014}, volume={81 12}, pages={1384-6} }