KAWASAKI Disease: a Rare Case Report with Severe Abdominal Pain
Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile systemic disease with unknown etiology that often affects children younger than 5 years. Common symptoms are fever; noninfectious conjunctivitis, inflammation of the mucous membranes and macular skin complications. Severe abdominal pain is a non-common symptom of the disease. Abdominal pain can be reduced with medical and conservative treatment. The patient is a 4-year-old female who referred with fever and severe abdominal pain. She was underwent an unnecessary appendectomy due to lack of timely diagnosis. With careful attention to the uncommon symptoms of the disease and early administration of intravenous immunoglobulin and control of coronary aneurysm, the child was discharged with good condition.