Hyponatremia Is a Feature of Kawasaki Disease Shock Syndrome: A Case-Control Study

Schuster, J. E.; Palac, H. L.; Innocentini, N.; Rowley, A. H.; Young, L. T.; Shulman, S. T.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Feb 9; 6(4):386-388

Abstract

Kawasaki disease (KD) shock syndrome (KDSS) is hypotension with KD. We compared children with KDSS and matched control children with KD. Children with KDSS more often were female, had a lower platelet count and sodium concentration, had a condition refractory to immunoglobulin, and had abnormal echocardiography results. KDSS is a unique subset of KD.

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