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Widened coronary arteries in a feverish child.

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A 3-year-old girl with fever of unknown origin after a visit to Surinam was seen at our hospital. Signs and symptoms were indicative of either Kawasaki syndrome or an acute viral or (atypical) bacterial illness. No cardiac abnormalities were noted at echocardiography. She was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin and clarithromycin and made a quick recovery. Serologically, the diagnosis of murine typhus was made; a flea-borne rickettsiosis caused by Rickettsia typhi. A follow-up echocardiog...

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10.1007/s00246-006-1324-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Pediatric cardiology
Volume:
27
Issue:
4
Pages:
515-518
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-1971
ISSN:
0172-0643
Source identifiers:
113036
Language:
English
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uuid:1c37d95a-0d01-4ebc-a17f-d7d168b5d711
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pubs:113036
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2012-12-19

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