37. Kawasaki Disease

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. Erik C. Michelfelder MD Associate Professor Director1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch37

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Michelfelder, E. C. (2009) Kawasaki Disease, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch37

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

  2. 2

    Fetal Heart Program, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • acquired pediatric heart disease;
  • Kawasaki disease - acute systemic vasculitis;
  • Kawasaki disease and pancarditis, echocardiographic assessment;
  • coronary artery assessment;
  • right coronary artery (RCA) system;
  • left coronary artery (LCA) system;
  • coronary artery abnormality characterization;
  • noninvasive alternatives to cineangiography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Incidence

  • Etiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Imaging

  • Acknowledgement

  • References