Selective inhibitors of the adenosine 5′-diphosphate pathway of platelet activation have been used rarely in children in the United States. We report the successful use of ticlopidine, together with aspirin, in a 7-month-old infant with Kawasaki disease complicated by a thrombus in a giant coronary aneurysm that failed to resolve with thrombolytic therapy. Kawasaki disease, coronary aneurysms, antithrombotic therapy, ticlopidine, children.
Ticlopidine Plus Aspirin for Coronary Thrombosis in Kawasaki Disease
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Maureen O'Brien, Ira A. Parness, Ellis J. Neufeld, Annette L. Baker, Robert P. Sundel, Jane W. Newburger; Ticlopidine Plus Aspirin for Coronary Thrombosis in Kawasaki Disease. Pediatrics May 2000; 105 (5): e64. 10.1542/peds.105.5.e64
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