BMC Infect Dis 2021 Apr 19;21(1):368. Epub 2021 Apr 19.
Department of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Bahrami Children Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.
Background: Kawasaki disease (KD) as an acute, systemic vasculitis is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children under the age of 5 years.
Methods: A 10-year cross-sectional retrospective study was designed to assess 190 Iranian children with KD during 2008-2018. Demographic data, clinical and laboratory manifestations from the onset of symptoms to diagnosis, clinical signs and symptoms, and subsequent treatments were evaluated to predict hospitalization stay, complications, and response to treatment. Read More