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Rheumatology International

, Volume 33, Issue 12, pp 3097–3098 | Cite as

Kawasaki disease without fever in a Costa Rican girl, first report from Central America

  • Rolando Ulloa-GutierrezEmail author
  • Alexandra Pérez
  • Rafael Gutierrez-Alvarez
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Kawasaki Disease Oral Mucositis Cephalexin Tonsillitis Coronary Aneurysm 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolando Ulloa-Gutierrez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alexandra Pérez
    • 2
  • Rafael Gutierrez-Alvarez
    • 3
  1. 1.Servicio de Infectología PediátricaHospital Nacional de Niños de Costa RicaSan JoséCosta Rica
  2. 2.Servicio de Emergencias PediátricasHospital Nacional de Niños de Costa RicaSan JoséCosta Rica
  3. 3.Servicio de Cardiología PediátricaHospital Nacional de Niños de Costa RicaSan JoséCosta Rica

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