Ischemic colitis in Kawasaki disease

J Pediatr Surg. 1986 Nov;21(11):964-5. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3468(86)80107-5.


A case of Kawasaki disease with colonic involvement is reported. Features suggesting ischemic colitis were seen on radiography and at laparotomy. Nonresective approach coupled with aspirin therapy successfully treated the colonic lesion.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Colitis / etiology*
  • Colitis / surgery
  • Colon / blood supply
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Ischemia / etiology
  • Male
  • Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome / complications*