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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Dildar Hussain, MBBS [2],Sabawoon Mirwais, M.B.B.S, M.D.[3]

Overview

CT angiography may be helpful in the diagnosis of Kawasaki disease. Findings on CT scan suggestive of Kawasaki disease include small coronary artery dilatation, aneurysms or stenoses. Angiography is the most sensitive and specific for assessment of the vessels.

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Coronary artery anuerysm (arrow).[2]


References

  1. Duerinckx AJ, Troutman B, Allada V, Kim D (January 1997). "Coronary MR angiography in Kawasaki disease". AJR Am J Roentgenol. 168 (1): 114–6. doi:10.2214/ajr.168.1.8976932. PMID 8976932.
  2. Case courtesy of Assoc Prof Craig Hacking, <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/">Radiopaedia.org</a>. From the case <a href="https://radiopaedia.org/cases/35218">rID: 35218

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