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Cardiology
Usefulness of anterior uveitis as an additional tool for diagnosing incomplete Kawasaki disease
Kyu Jin Lee, Hyo Jin Kim, Min Jae Kim, Ji Hong Yoon, Eun Jung Lee, Jae Young Lee, Jin Hee Oh, Soon Ju Lee, Kyung Yil Lee, Ji Whan Han
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(4):174-177.   Published online April 30, 2016
Purpose

There are no specific tests for diagnosing Kawasaki disease (KD). Additional diagnostic criteria are needed to prevent the delayed diagnosis of incomplete Kawasaki disease (IKD). This study compared the frequency of coronary artery lesions (CALs) in IKD patients with and without anterior uveitis (AU) and elucidated whether the finding of AU supported the diagnosis of IKD.

Methods

This study enrolled patients diagnosed...

Case Report
Pulmonary hemorrhage in pediatric lupus anticoagulant hypoprothrombinemia syndrome
Ji Soo Kim, Min Jae Kim, E Young Bae, Dae Chul Jeong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2014;57(4):202-205.   Published online April 30, 2014

Lupus anticoagulant-hypoprothrombinemia syndrome (LAHPS), a very rare disease that is caused by the presence of antifactor II antibodies, is usually counterbalanced by the prothrombotic effect of lupus anticoagulant (LAC). Patients with LAHPS are treated using fresh frozen plasma, steroids, immunosuppressive agents, and immunoglobulins for managing the disease and controlling hemorrhages. Notably, steroids are the important treatment for treating hypoprothrombinemia and...

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