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Revision of diagnostic guidelines for Kawasaki disease (the 5th revised edition).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15771703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Diagnostic guidelines for Kawasaki Disease was revised to meet the present situation in 2002. This issue intends to explain new guidelines and their backgrounds. Major alterations are interpretation of cases with 4 or fewer febrile days shortened by early intravenous immunoglobulin treatment, and the clinical importance of atypical (incomplete, or suspected) cases.
Mamoru Ayusawa; Tomoyoshi Sonobe; Shigeru Uemura; Shunnichi Ogawa; Yoshikazu Nakamura; Nobuyuki Kiyosawa; Masahiro Ishii; Kensuke Harada;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Guideline; Journal Article; Practice Guideline    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1328-8067     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Int     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-17     Completed Date:  2005-05-24     Revised Date:  2008-05-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100886002     Medline TA:  Pediatr Int     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  232-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo 173-8610, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Immunoglobulins, Intravenous / therapeutic use
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulins, Intravenous

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