Revision of diagnostic guidelines for Kawasaki disease (the 5th revised edition).

@article{Ayusawa2005RevisionOD,
  title={Revision of diagnostic guidelines for Kawasaki disease (the 5th revised edition).},
  author={Mamoru Ayusawa and Tomoyoshi Sonobe and Shigeru Uemura and Shunnichi Ogawa and Yoshikazu Nakamura and Nobuyuki Kiyosawa and Masahiro Ishii and Kensuke Harada},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={232-4}
}
Diagnostic guidelines for Kawasaki Disease was revised to meet the present situation in 2002. This issue intends to explain new guidelines and their backgrounds. Major alterations are interpretation of cases with 4 or fewer febrile days shortened by early intravenous immunoglobulin treatment, and the clinical importance of atypical (incomplete, or suspected) cases.