Ultrasonographic evaluation of cervical lymph nodes in Kawasaki disease.

@article{Tashiro2002UltrasonographicEO,
  title={Ultrasonographic evaluation of cervical lymph nodes in Kawasaki disease.},
  author={Norimichi Tashiro and Tomoyo Matsubara and Masashi Uchida and Kumiko Katayama and Takashi Ichiyama and Susumu Furukawa},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 5},
  pages={E77-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Kawasaki disease (KD) is one of the common causes of cervical lymphadenopathy during early childhood. The purpose of this study was to compare the ultrasonographic feature of cervical lymph nodes in patients with KD, bacterial lymphadenitis, and infectious mononucleosis. DESIGN We studied 22 patients with KD, 8 with presumed bacterial lymphadenitis, and 5 with Epstein-Barr virus infectious mononucleosis. We examined the cervical nodes by ultrasonography using a 7.5-MHz or 10-MHz… CONTINUE READING
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