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Kawasaki disease associated with hydrops of the gallbladder. A case presentation and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7282078     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome is a pediatric illness characterized by fever, conjunctivitis, oropharyngeal lesions, exanthem, peripheral edema, desquamation, and adenopathy. The entity has many possible complications, the most significant of which is coronary artery thrombosis and aneurysm. A rare but surgically important complication is hydrops of the gallbladder. In this paper a surgical approach as well as the diagnostic use of ultrasound is added to the exceedingly small number of existing reports.
C T Westfall; T P Massello
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie : organ der Deutschen, der Schweizerischen und der Osterreichischen Gesellschaft für Kinderchirurgie = Surgery in infancy and childhood     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0174-3082     ISO Abbreviation:  Z Kinderchir     Publication Date:  1981 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-11-22     Completed Date:  1981-11-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8103794     Medline TA:  Z Kinderchir     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  379-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cholangitis / surgery
Cholecystitis / surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Edema / diagnosis,  surgery*
Gallbladder Diseases / diagnosis,  surgery*
Lymphatic Diseases / complications*
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis

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