Review Questions

Hemoglobin Hematocrit

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

10g/dl 32% 103 mm

2. A previously healthy 3-year-old boy is brought to the emergency department by his mother because of a 2-day history of a high fever, rash, and "red eyes." His temperature is39.5°C (103.1°F). Physical examination shows bilateral conjunctival injection, an enlarged left-sided cervical lymph node (1.8 cm), fissured Lips, a red tongue with red papillae, pharyngeal hyperemia, erythematous and edematous palms and soles, and a confluent, blanching erythematous rash on the trunk. Laboratory studies show:

Due to this condition, the patient is at increased risk for which of the following complications?

A. Blindness

B. Coronary aneurysm

C. Glomerulonephritis

D. Hepatitis

E. Splenic rupture

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate Platelet count

28 mm/h 490,000/mm3

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