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The characteristic laboratory findings of non-responsiveness to intravenous immunoglobulin in children with Kawasaki disease
Han Gil Cho, Young Kuk Cho, Jae Sook Ma
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2010;53(2):228-234.   Published online February 15, 2010
Purpose : Although intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) treatment is an effective first-line treatment for Kawasaki disease, 10-20% of the patients develop persistent fever or coronary artery complications. Medical records of Kawasaki disease patients were reviewed to assess the characteristic laboratory findings of IVIG nonresponsiveness. Methods : We reviewed the clinical records of 118 children with Kawasaki disease who were treated at...
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