n South African Journal of Child Health - A case of incomplete and refractory Kawasaki disease : diagnostic and therapeutic challenges : case report
|Article Title||A case of incomplete and refractory Kawasaki disease : diagnostic and therapeutic challenges : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Author||S. Mehndiratta, K. Rajeshwari, A.P. Dubey and R. Kumar|
|Publication Date||Feb 2014|
|Pages||37 - 38|
The diagnosis of incomplete Kawasaki disease (KD) - i.e. cases that do not fulfil all the diagnostic criteria - requires a high index of suspicion. We report a case of incomplete KD that was refractory to treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin and subsequently responded to treatment with intravenous methylprednisolone.
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