Apolipoproteins & Acute Kawasaki Disease

supulora's version from 2015-12-22 14:55


Question Answer
What is another name for this?Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Who does this disease affect?Young children
Why do symptom do patients present and why?Strawberry tongue b/c acute inflammation of the mouth
What are some clinical features of this disease?Photophobia, Meningitis, Skin rash w/edema, Acute febrile illness, Unknown cause
What is used for treatment?Large doses of aspirin
Disturbances in lipid metabolism: HDL and Total Cholesterol are ( )depressed
Changes btwn serum lipids, apolipoproteins and coronary artery involvement supports:early coronary arteriosclerosis
apo A-I and apo A-II are: LOW
Ratio of apo B to apo A-I is "high" which means:coronary artery leisons
Ratio of apo B to apo A-II is "high" which means:early coronary arteriosclerosis

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