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Atypical or Incomplete Kawasaki Disease in a Young Child: A Case Report.

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Summary of "Atypical or Incomplete Kawasaki Disease in a Young Child: A Case Report."

This case report describes an atypical or incomplete presentation of Kawasaki Disease. Kawasaki Disease is an inflammatory process that can affect all blood vessels and result in cardiac complications; particularly coronary artery aneurysms. Patients are typically young children, usually younger than 5 years of age, who initially present with a high fever and nonspecific rash. The child in this case presented with an atypical or incomplete presentation, and was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease after multiple provider encounters. Signs and symptoms of Kawasaki disease versus atypical or incomplete Kawasaki disease, differential diagnoses, and potential complications from Kawasaki disease are discussed in this case report.

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Name: Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners
ISSN: 1532-656X
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