The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 86, Issue 6, pp 560–561 | Cite as

Antibiotic Unresponsive Cervical Lymphadenopathy and Node First Presentation of Kawasaki Disease

  • Rajeev RamachandranEmail author
  • Jean Y. Y. Tan
  • Lee Gan Goh
Scientific Letter



We thank Dr. Dimple Rajgor for her assistance in the editing, formatting, reviewing, and in submitting the manuscript for publication.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest


Source of Funding


Ethical Approval and Informed Consent

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. Being a single case report, a formal DSRB approval was not required as per institutional policy. The written consent of the patient was obtained.


  1. 1.
    Takahashi T, Sakakibara H, Morikawa Y, Miura M. Development of coronary artery lesions in indolent Kawasaki disease following initial spontaneous defeverscence: a retrospective cohort study. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2015;13:44.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Kanegaye JT, Van Cott E, Tremoulet AH, et al. Lymph-node-first presentation of Kawasaki disease compared with bacterial cervical adenitis and typical Kawasaki disease. J Pediatr. 2013;162:1259–63 1263.e1-2.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Tashiro N, Matsubara T, Uchida M, Katayama K, Ichiyama T, Furukawa S. Ultrasonographic evaluation of cervical lymph nodes in Kawasaki disease. Pediatrics. 2002;109:e77.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Nozaki T, Morita Y, Hasegawa D, et al. Cervical ultrasound and computed tomography of Kawasaki disease: comparison with lymphadenitis. Pediatr Int. 2016;58:1146–52.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Rezai MS, Shahmohammadi S. Erythema at BCG inoculation site in Kawasaki disease patients. Mater Sociomed. 2014;26:256–60.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Health SystemSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of MedicineNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsNational University HospitalSingaporeSingapore
  4. 4.Department of Family MedicineNational University Health SystemSingaporeSingapore
  5. 5.Yong Loo Lin School of MedicineNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

Personalised recommendations