Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+44 1478 350008

Asha Shajahan

Department of Health Equity and Health Disparities, Wayne State University, St Antoine, Detroit, USA

  • Case Report   
    Diagnostic Challenges Encountered When Predicting Patterns of Adult Kawasaki Disease: A Case Report
    Author(s): Aubin Sandio*, Christina Reji, Smart Asare, Eric Ayers, Asha Shajahan, Silas Yeboah Debrah and Donald Tynes

    The study of medicine has always awed researchers and allowed for quality scientific discoveries. According to several studies, Kawasaki Disease (KD) typically presents in both adults and children with signs and symptoms of conjunctivitis, fever (for ≥ five days), pharyngitis as well as skin erythema that advances to desquamatory rash that does not spare the palms and soles in many cases. However, marginally minimal amount of studies has investigated symptoms particularly in adults. The purpose is to report diagnostic challenges that happened our way as we tried diagnosing a rare adult case of Kawasaki Disease in an 18-year-old male with no significant past medical history or physical features to suggest KD. The aim of reporting this case was to highlight the difficulty in diagnosing KD but stressing the importance of managing inflammatory symptoms first especially in young adults .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248 /2155-9554.22.13.594

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