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Facial nerve paralysis and Kawasaki disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2193347     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of facial nerve paralysis in a patient with Kawasaki disease is described, and 17 cases in the literature are reviewed. A female predominance and a high rate of cardiovascular involvement were noted in patients with facial nerve paralysis and Kawasaki disease. The paralysis was self-limited, resolving without treatment in all surviving patients.
P G Gallagher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reviews of infectious diseases     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0162-0886     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:    1990 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-01     Completed Date:  1990-08-01     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905878     Medline TA:  Rev Infect Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  403-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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MeSH Terms
Facial Paralysis / etiology*
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*
Sex Factors

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