Clinical and Epidemiological Characteristics of Children with Kawasaki Disease in Turkey


Ozdemir H., Ciftci E., Tapisiz A., Ince E., Tutar E., Atalay S., ...More

JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS, vol.56, no.4, pp.260-262, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/tropej/fmp110
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-262
  • Keywords: children, Kawasaki disease, prolonged fever, UNITED-STATES, MANAGEMENT, INFANTS, DIAGNOSIS, YOUNGER, GIRL
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Kawasaki disease (KD) is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in childhood in the developed countries. The objective of this study is to describe the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of children with KD in Turkey.