Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 1–5 | Cite as

Cerebral infarction and regression of widespread aneurysms in Kawasaki's disease: case report

  • J. S. Lapointe
  • R. A. Nugent
  • D. A. Graeb
  • W. D. Robertson
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The prevalence of Kawasaki's disease has increased in the last decade and it is now recognized worldwide. Coronary aneurysms are an important complication often causing death. The widespread vascular changes which can occur are illustrated by a patient who presented with a cerebral infarct and who developed widespread aneurysmal disease which regressed.

Key words

Kawasaki's disease Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome Coronary aneurysms Vasculitis Infantile periarteritis nodosa 


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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Lapointe
    • 1
  • R. A. Nugent
    • 1
  • D. A. Graeb
    • 1
  • W. D. Robertson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of British Columbia and Vancouver General HospitalVancouverCanada

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