Stroke by carotid artery complete occlusion in Kawasaki disease: case report and review of literature.

@article{Sabatier2013StrokeBC,
  title={Stroke by carotid artery complete occlusion in Kawasaki disease: case report and review of literature.},
  author={Isabelle Sabatier and St{\'e}phane Chabrier and Amandine Le Brun and Laure Hees and Anne Cheylus and Randy L. Gollub and Nouchine Hadjikhani and Jian Kong and Vincent des Portes and D Daniel Floret and A. Curie},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={469-73}
}
BACKGROUND Kawasaki disease is an acute and time-limited systemic vasculitis primarily affecting young children. PATIENT We describe an 18-month-old girl with Kawasaki disease who developed cerebral infarction following complete occlusion of her right internal carotid artery. RESULTS The occlusion occurred 10 days after the onset of fever, while she was on high-dose aspirin, and the day after she received intravenous immunoglobulin treatment. We present the first literature review on this… CONTINUE READING