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Kawasaki Disease | Risk Score for Coronary Artery Aneurysm

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with Kawasaki disease for the risk of an aneurysm of coronary artery using the score of Nagano et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

M30.3

Description:

Nakano et al developed a simple score for identifying a patient with Kawasaki disease who is at high risk for an aneurysm of a coronary artery. A patient at high risk may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Shizuoka Children's Hospital in Japan.

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