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Kawasaki disease: a prospective population survey in the UK and Ireland from 2013 to 2015

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Objective: Kawasaki disease (KD) is an increasingly common vasculitis with risk of coronary artery aneurysms (CAAs). The last UK survey was in 1990, whereas current epidemiology, treatment patterns and complication rates are unknown. The aim of this study was to address this knowledge gap.

Methods: A British Paediatric Surveillance Unit survey in the UK and Ireland from 1 January 2013 to 28 February 2015 ascertained demographics, ethnicity, seasonal incidence, treatment and complic...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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ORCID:
0000-0002-3180-6993
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0013-9611
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood More from this journal
Volume:
104
Issue:
7
Pages:
640-646
Publication date:
2018-08-13
Acceptance date:
2018-07-23
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Pmid:
30104394
Language:
English
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pubs:909926
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uuid:1c93e730-d848-4ad8-a20e-fcceb33fc76e
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pubs:909926
Source identifiers:
909926
Deposit date:
2018-09-11

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