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Pancreatitis in Kawasaki disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2433939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two children with Kawasaki disease presented with vomiting, back and abdominal pain, elevated serum amylase values, and ultrasonographic findings consistent with pancreatitis. In both patients, pancreatitis appeared after approximately two weeks of illness, and both patients underwent extensive evaluations, which yielded negative results, for other disorders associated with pancreatitis. We suggest that in the absence of acute infection, and in the presence of appropriate diagnostic criteria, pancreatitis should be considered in all patients with Kawasaki disease who have severe abdominal pain.
Authors:
J Stoler; J A Biller; R J Grand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of diseases of children (1960)     Volume:  141     ISSN:  0002-922X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1987 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-26     Completed Date:  1987-03-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370471     Medline TA:  Am J Dis Child     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Amylases / blood
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Male
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis
Pancreatitis / diagnosis,  etiology*
Recurrence
Ultrasonography
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
EC 3.2.1.-/Amylases

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