Two cases of appendicitis in Kawasaki disease

Nihon Geka Hokan. 1998 Dec 1;67(3-4):69-71.

Abstract

Two cases of appendicitis in Kawasaki disease (KD) are presented. Appendicitis in KD is very rare condition, and only a few cases have been previously reported. This report suggests the need to expand the differential diagnosis of abdominal pain in this group of patients.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Appendicitis / complications*
  • Appendicitis / diagnosis
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*