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Multiple Giant Coronary Aneurysms in an Infant with Prolonged Fever

Subhajit Dey Sarkar, Priyankar Pal, Prabhas P Giri, Debadatta Mukhopadhyay

Keywords : Coronary artery aneurysm, Kawasaki disease, Streptokinase, Thrombolysis

Citation Information : Sarkar SD, Pal P, Giri PP, Mukhopadhyay D. Multiple Giant Coronary Aneurysms in an Infant with Prolonged Fever. Pediatr Inf Dis 2021; 3 (1):43-45.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10081-1268

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Kawasaki disease is a systemic vasculitis, sometimes presenting atypically in infancy, often leading to a late diagnosis, and resulting in devastating consequences. We report a 2-month-old baby presenting with fever of unknown origin. Echo showed giant aneurysms in all three coronary arteries with intraluminal thrombus in one artery that required thrombolysis and anticoagulation.


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