International Journal of Cardiovascular Research.ISSN: 2324-8602

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Case Report, Int J Cardiovasc Res Vol: 3 Issue: 4

Kawasaki Disease in a Patient with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Hayley Ross1, Pei Ni Jone1,2 and Christopher M. Rausch1,2*
1Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
2Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital Colorado, USA
Corresponding author : Christopher M. Rausch, MD
Division of Cardiology/ B100, 13123 E 16th Avenue, Aurora, CO80045
Tel: 720-777-6820; Fax: 720-777-7290
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: May 05, 2014 Accepted: May 30, 2014 Published: July 24, 2014
Citation: Ross H, Jone PN, Rausch CM (2014) Kawasaki Disease in a Patient with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Int J Cardiovasc Res 3:4. doi:10.4172/2324-8602.1000174


Kawasaki Disease in a Patient with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

We report a case of Kawasaki disease resulting in coronary artery dilation diagnosed in a child with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Kawasaki disease has rarely been reported in patients with congenital heart disease. This case underscores the need for consideration of Kawasaki disease in differential diagnosis, as well as reviews potential challenges in diagnosis and treatment in patients with congenital structural heart abnormalities.

Keywords: Kawasaki disease; Congenital heart disease;Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

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