Kawasaki disease presenting as hepatitis
Authors: Grech, V.; Buttigieg, T.; Portelli, A.; Kotes, S.; Attard, G.; Huhn, P.; Gauci, C.; Schembri-Wismayer, M.
Source: Annals of Tropical Paediatrics: International Child Health, Volume 27, Number 4, December 2007 , pp. 303-306(4)
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Abstract:Kawasaki disease (KD) presenting with an acute hepatitic picture is exceedingly rare. A 3.5-year-old girl presented with acute hepatitis and went on to satisfy the criteria for the diagnosis of KD for which she was treated. There were no cardiac abnormalities or sequelae.
Document Type: Case Report
Affiliations: St James Hospital, Sliema, Malta
Publication date: 2007-12-01
- In 2012 Annals of Tropical Paediatrics changed its name to Paediatrics and International Child Health to reflect changes and developments in the subject area. View the issues of Paediatrics and International Child Health available online.
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