The treatment of Kawasaki syndrome with intravenous gamma globulin.

  title={The treatment of Kawasaki syndrome with intravenous gamma globulin.},
  author={Jane W. Newburger and Masato Takahashi and Jane C. Burns and Alexa Beiser and Kyung Jin Chung and C. Elise Duffy and Mary P. Glod{\'e} and Wilbert H. Mason and Vivek Reddy and Stephen P. Sanders},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={315 6},
We compared the efficacy of intravenous gamma globulin plus aspirin with that of aspirin alone in reducing the frequency of coronary-artery abnormalities in children with acute Kawasaki syndrome in a multicenter, randomized trial. Children randomly assigned to the gamma globulin group received intravenous gamma globulin, 400 mg per kilogram of body weight per day, for four consecutive days; both treatment groups received aspirin, 100 mg per kilogram per day, through the 14th day of illness… CONTINUE READING
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