• A white North American girl with clinical features of the mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome had a myocardial infarct and angiographic evidence of a coronary artery aneurysm and mitral regurgitation.
The mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome has been extensively diagnosed in Japan in recent years. It appears to be a distinct entity, although not precisely separated from polyarteritis nodosa in childhood. The condition may be more common than previously realized.
(Am J Dis Child 130:596-598, 1976)
Radford DJ, Sondheimer HM, Williams GJ, Fowler RS. Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome With Coronary Artery Aneurysm. Am J Dis Child. 1976;130(6):596–598. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1976.02120070022005