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Society guideline links: Kawasaki disease

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Elizabeth TePas, MD, MS


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United States

American Academy of Pediatrics and American Heart Association: Endorsed clinical report – Diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of Kawasaki disease (2004)


[In English] Japanese Circulation Society Joint Working Group: Guidelines for diagnosis and management of cardiovascular sequelae in Kawasaki disease (2014)

[In English] Research Committee of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery: Guidelines for medical treatment of acute Kawasaki disease, 2012 revised version (published 2014)

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Literature review current through: Mar 2017. | This topic last updated: Nov 10, 2016.
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