JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.66, no.9, pp.1188-1190, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Kawasaki, Erythema Multiforme, Infant, ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME, INFANT
Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated:
We report three paediatric cases of Kawasaki disease (KD). Erythema multiforme (EM) was the presenting cutaneous feature in two patients, with young age (43 days old), macular rash and meningitis in the third patient. Diagnosis of KD was difficult due either to initial misdiagnosis of drug eruption, incomplete presentation, or the young age of the patient. Clinicians should be aware of these cutaneous presentations to prevent KD complications.