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Novel finding of coronary ectasia in a case of acute rheumatic Fever.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23936712     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 10-year-old boy presented to his pediatrician with acute fever, rash, and polyarthritis. Laboratory studies revealed elevated inflammatory markers and positive throat culture. Echocardiogram demonstrated panvalvular insufficiency consistent with acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and coronary artery ectasia. This latter finding, typically associated with Kawasaki disease, has not been previously reported in ARF.
Authors:
Thomas Weiler; Anjali Chelliah; Linda Bradley-Tiernan; E Anne Greene
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-07-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in pediatrics     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  2090-6803     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Pediatr     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-08-12     Completed Date:  2013-08-12     Revised Date:  2013-08-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101581030     Medline TA:  Case Rep Pediatr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  674174     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Residency Program, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA.
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