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29. Friter BS, Lucky AW. The perineal eruption of Kawasaki syndrome. Arch Dermatol 1988; 124(12):1805-1810.

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58. Burns JC, Mason WH, Hauger SB, et al. Infliximab treatment for refractory Kawasaki syndrome. J Pediatr 2005; 146(5):662-667.

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