Time course of cardiac lesions due to Kawasaki disease in Japan: 22nd nationwide survey (2011-2012).

@article{Goto2016TimeCO,
  title={Time course of cardiac lesions due to Kawasaki disease in Japan: 22nd nationwide survey (2011-2012).},
  author={Takahiro Goto and Takashi Sano and Takao Kojo and Ryusuke Ae and Yasuko Aoyama and Nobuko Makino and Kazuhiko Kotani and Yosikazu Nakamura},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={58 12},
  pages={1274-1276}
}
BACKGROUND Although Kawasaki disease (KD) cardiac lesions can be treated with i.v. immunoglobulin (IVIG) and are associated with age and sex, the time course of cardiac lesions remains unclear on the large scale. METHODS We used the data of the 22nd nationwide survey of KD in Japan (2011-2012). We divided the time course of cardiac lesions into eight groups according to the combination of timing (first visit to hospital, acute phase, and sequelae) and presence of cardiac lesions (E, existence… CONTINUE READING

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