Kawasaki disease in children from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2012-2020): a single-centre retrospective clinical case series
Azar, Aida J
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Abstract: Kawasaki disease (KD) is most common among East Asian children. There is a lack of data from Middle Eastern countries. We conducted a retrospective study of 27 paediatric patients with KD in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2012–2020. The majority of the patients were male, Asian, aged 1–5 years and presented with typical (complete) KD. Timely high-dose intravenous immunoglobulins were administered to 18 patients. Twelve patients did not develop any cardiac complications, 12 had a coronary artery aneurysm and 2 patients developed serious cardiac complications . No patient experienced non-cardiac complications or died. Paediatric patients with KD in Dubai were similar to those from other countries.