Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 116–118 | Cite as

Renal manifestations of Kawasaki's disease

  • P. M. Nardi
  • J. O. Haller
  • A. P. Friedman
  • T. L. Slovis
  • R. M. Schaffer


Renal sonographic evaluation of seven patients with mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome were performed and correlated with clinical and laboratory data either supporting or not supporting renal disease associated with this entity. Four of seven patients demonstrated significant elevations of the BUN, creatinine and/or significant proteinuria. These four patients had renal sonographic findings of increased cortical echogenicity, enlarged kidneys and enhanced corticomedullary differentiation. This complication of mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome has heretofore not been noted.


Public Health Lymph Node Creatinine Renal Disease Proteinuria 
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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. Nardi
    • 2
  • J. O. Haller
    • 2
  • A. P. Friedman
    • 2
  • T. L. Slovis
    • 1
  • R. M. Schaffer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChildren's Hospital of MichiganDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyDownstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

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