Very early development of typical signs of Kawasaki Disease with transient coronary involvement.

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Danilo Buonsenso *
Sebastian Cristaldi
Antonino Reale
Isabella Tarissi de Jacobis
Laura Granata
Alessandra Marchesi
(*) Corresponding Author:
Danilo Buonsenso |


Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute, self-limited, inflammatory disease affecting medium-sized arteries and particularly the coronary arteries in about 25% of untreated cases. KD is a clinical diagnosis based on the presence of ≥5 days of fever and the presence of ≥4 of the 5 principal clinical criteria. We described, for the first time to our knowledge, a case of a very early development (on day 1) of typical KD with transient coronary involvement, diagnosed on day 2 of disease and treated with aspirin and steroids on day 3, with complete resolution of clinical signs and coronary involvement.

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