Recurrent Kawasaki Disease

@article{Saha2017RecurrentKD,
  title={Recurrent Kawasaki Disease},
  author={Arpan Saha and Sumantra Sarkar},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={85},
  pages={693-694}
}
To the Editor: Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute autoimmune systemic vasculitis primarily affecting medium to small size arteries. It predominantly affects skin, mucus membrane, lymph nodes and coronary artery [1, 2]. Recurrence of KD is rare, occurring 2–4% cases in Japan [3]. Reports from India are scarce too [4, 5]. Authors present a case of recurrent KD in a previously untreated child with KD. An 8-y-old boy was admitted on day 5 with a high grade continuous fever and generalized non… Expand
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