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BCG reactivation: a useful diagnostic tool even for incomplete Kawasaki disease
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    Incomplete Kawasaki disease – Not to be forgotten
    • Anjum Gandhi, SpR in Paediatric Cardiology
    • Other Contributors:
      • Dirk G. Wilson

    Dear Editor,

    Drs Sinha and Balakumar have provided a reminder of BCG scar reactivation as a diagnostic marker of Kawasaki disease (KD). This potentially serious disease has no definitive diagnostic test and it is not unusual for the diagnosis to be delayed. The authors also alluded to incomplete KD, of which there is increasing recognition and which may be associated with a higher chance of cardiac complications....

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