Long term impacts
Lifetime cardiovascular management of patients with previous Kawasaki Disease
Increasing numbers of patients who suffered Kawasaki Disease in childhood are transitioning to the care of adult services where there is significantly less awareness and experience of the condition than in paediatric services. The aim of this document is to provide guidance on the long-term management of patients who have vascular complications of Kawasaki Disease […]
Kawasaki Disease: a prospective population survey in the UK and Ireland from 2013 to 2015
Kawasaki Disease is an increasingly common vasculitis with risk of coronary artery aneurysms. The last UK survey was in 1990. Current epidemiology, treatment patterns and complication rates are unknown. The aim of this study, undertaken across the UK and Ireland, was to address this knowledge gap.
Kawasaki disease: New info to enhance our index of suspicion
Every clinician needs a high index of suspicion. This paper contains new information to enhance it.
Retrospective study of the impact of unrecognised Kawasaki Disease, coronary aneurysm and ectasia
The first UK study to retrospectively review and characterise the angiographic prevalence of Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki Disease Increases the Incidence of Myopia
Patients with Kawasaki Disease exhibited a substantially higher risk for developing myopia according to research in Taiwan.
Management of Kawasaki Disease in adults
This review addresses gaps in the current knowledge of the disease and its optimal treatment, differences in the AHA and JCS guidelines, targets for future research and obstacles to transition of care from adolescence into adulthood.
Coronary Artery Complication in Kawasaki Disease and the Importance of Early Intervention
This systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrates that adjunctive corticosteroid therapy was associated with a significantly lower rate of coronary artery complication compared with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy, particularly among high-risk patients.
Pregnancy Management of Women with Coronary Artery Aneurysm following Kawasaki Disease During Childhood
A useful case report and discussion paper on pregnancy management of women with coronary artery aneurysm(s) following an episode of acute Kawasaki Disease in childhood. Kawasaki Disease is increasingly common and as incidence rises, the issues discussed in this paper will become increasingly relevant for clinicians caring for the growing number of patients who will […]
Dermatologic Manifestations of Kawasaki Disease
This paper explores the acute dermatologic manifestations of Kawasaki Disease
Breastfeeding and Risk of Kawasaki Disease: A Nationwide Longitudinal Survey in Japan
Aberrant immune responses are considered to play key roles in KD initiation and breastfeeding can mature immune system in infants. We examined the association between breastfeeding and the development of KD.