All publications of “Marco Felipe Castro da Silva”

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Extensive cervical lymphadenitis mimicking bacterial adenitis as the first presentation of Kawasaki disease

Felipe de Souza Rossi, Marco Felipe Castro da Silva, Kátia Tomie Kozu, Luís Fernando Aranha Camargo, Flávia Feijó Panico Rossi, Clovis Artur Silva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015RC2987

Cervical adenitis >1.5cm in diameter is the less frequently observed criteria in patients with Kawasaki disease and it is usually found in association with other symptoms during the acute phase. Moreover, the finding of fever and lymphadenitis with intense local signs of inflammation and phlegmon is rarely seen as the initial manifestation of Kawasaki disease. We report the case of a 7-year-old boy who had cervical lymphadenitis with adjacent cellulitis and phlegmon mimicking bacterial adenitis as the first presentation of […]