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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2017, Article ID 5937276, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5937276
Case Report

Parotitis as an Initial Symptom of Kawasaki Disease

Department of Pediatrics, Japanese Red Cross Wakayama Medical Center, Wakayama, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Koji Yokoyama; pj.ca.u-otoyk.phuk@yijok

Received 25 February 2017; Accepted 23 April 2017; Published 11 May 2017

Academic Editor: Yann-Jinn Lee

Copyright © 2017 Koji Yokoyama. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

We report the case of a 13-month-old boy who developed right side parotitis as a first symptom of Kawasaki disease (KD). The data presented herein suggest that physicians should be aware that nonsuppurative parotitis is a possible manifestation of KD.