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Predictors of Fukunishi et al for Resistance to Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy in a Patient with Kawasaki Disease

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Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Fukunishi et al identified laboratory findings associated with resistance to high-dose intravenous gamma globulin (IVIG) in a child with Kawasaki disease. These can help identify a child who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management. The authors are from Suita Municipal Hospital in Osaka, Japan.

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