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[Reactivation of the scar of BCG vaccination in Kawasaki's disease: clinical case and literature review].

Review article
García Pavón S, et al. Rev Alerg Mex. 2006 Mar-Apr.

Abstract

Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile multisystemic vasculitis affecting children that can affect the coronary arteries. Routine BCG vaccination in Mexico leads to a 99% coverage in infants younger than 1 year. We present a case of Kawasaki disease with skin lesions at the site of BCG. Clinicians should be aware of this clinical manifestation that could help diagnose atypical or incomplete cases of the disease.

PMID

16884033 [Indexed for MEDLINE]
Article in Spanish.

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