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Kawasaki disease in Malta.
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PMID:  10442478     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile illness of childhood of unknown origin which may cause coronary arteritis and death. The Maltese incidence of 3.2/100,000 population <5 years of age is similar to that reported in non-Asiatic communities. None of the patients had coronary arteritis or other complications. A significant decline in delay to diagnosis was found, attributed to increased awareness of the disease.
V Grech
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of epidemiology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0393-2990     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Epidemiol.     Publication Date:  1999 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-10     Completed Date:  1999-09-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508062     Medline TA:  Eur J Epidemiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  501-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Paediatric Department, St. Luke's Hospital, Guardamangia, Malta.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Coronary Disease / complications
Malta / epidemiology
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications,  diagnosis,  epidemiology*

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