Inflammation and Coronary Artery Pathology in Kawasaki's Disease


In this module we will explore the role inflammation plays in causing these coronary aneurysm in Kawasaki's Disease.

This module is authored and reviewed by Dr. Sohah Iqbal, Dr. Linda Tewksbury, Dr. Philip Kahn, and Dr. Steve Sedlis.

Learning objectives for this Activity:

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

1. Review:
-the inflammatory process of atherosclerosis
-the detection and clinical management of aneurysms
-subacute and possible chronic complications of coronary artery pathology

2. Recognize the pathology of coronary arterial wall in Kawasaki’s Disease (KD)

3. Explain the concept of vasculitis

4. List the features of KD

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