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by marissaburt
Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How soon did your child receive Echo?
Replies: 10
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Re: How soon did your child receive Echo?

My son got his echo during diagnosis, and the echo confirmed KD as dilation showed up on the echo.

Because I have a history of clotting disorders, we asked for a sooner follow up echo, which was one week after IVIG. I think standard protocol might have been 2 weeks?
by marissaburt
Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When do aneuysms typically show in the disease progression
Replies: 2
Views: 1527

Re: When do aneuysms typically show in the disease progression

My 7 year old had atypical KD. He was diagnosed and treated on Day 7 of the disease, when they did an echo and saw dilation of his arteries. (His only other symptoms were red eyes and prolonged fever). A week after the IVIG treatment we went in for a follow up echo, and aneurysms were already visible.
by marissaburt
Tue Feb 24, 2015 3:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiac Catheterization Friday
Replies: 0
Views: 1409

Cardiac Catheterization Friday

Anyone have any experience on what to expect? My then 7-year-old had Kawasaki over Christmas/New Year's 2013/2014. We live in Seattle and thankfully he was diagnosed very quickly w/atypical kawasaki. He received IVIG and aspirin therapy within the window, but he still developed aneurysms. So Friday ...