Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Prolonged Fever and Intravenous Immunoglobulin Resistance in Kawasaki Disease: Should Macrophage Activation Syndrome Be Considered?

Mahdieh Sadat Mousavi 1 , Raheleh Assari 1 , 2 , Fatemeh Tahghighi 1 , 3 , Hamid Eshaghi 1 , 3 and Vahid Ziaee 1 , 2 , 3 , *
Authors Information
1 Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Pediatric Rheumatology Research Group, Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Children's Medical Center, Pediatric Center of Excellence, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: 29 (1); e69170
  • Published Online: February 19, 2019
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: April 7, 2018
  • Revised: October 9, 2018
  • Accepted: October 13, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.69170

To Cite: Mousavi M S, Assari R , Tahghighi F, Eshaghi H, Ziaee V. Prolonged Fever and Intravenous Immunoglobulin Resistance in Kawasaki Disease: Should Macrophage Activation Syndrome Be Considered?, Iran J Pediatr. Online ahead of Print ; 29(1):e69170. doi: 10.5812/ijp.69170.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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