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July 1982

Ocular Features of Kawasaki's Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Drs Puglise, Rao, Weiss, and Marak) and Pathology (Dr Phillips), Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(7):1101-1103. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030040079014

• Ocular signs are a principal presenting feature of Kawasaki's disease. It is important for the ophthalmologist to recognize the hyperemic, indurated limbalsparing inflammation, since sudden death occurs in 1% to 2% of the patients and the reported incidence is increasing.