Kawasaki disease

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Noun1.Kawasaki disease - an acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever; of unknown cause
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

Ka·wa·sa·ki dis·ease

, Kawasaki syndrome
n. Kawasaki, enfermedad de, enfermedad infantil con manifestación febril aguda, conjuntivitis, lesiones bucales, enrojecimiento, infl.de los dedos de las manos y los pies.
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2003) Kawasaki syndrome hospitalizations in the United States, 1997 and 2000.
Clinical characteristics of Kawasaki syndrome and the risk factors for coronary artery lesions in China.
He had seizures and when he was very young, he had Kawasaki Syndrome," Preston said in a talk show in 2012.
Kawasaki syndrome and risk factors for coronary artery abnormalities: United States, 1994-2003.
Incomplete Kawasaki syndrome was suspected due to the child's irritated, tired appearance; continuing fever, and bilateral cervical lymphadenitis an echocardiography was performed showing increased thickness of coronary artery walls (Figure 2).
First reported in the 1960s by Dr Tomisaku Kawasaki of Japan, Kawasaki syndrome is an acute illness that affects almost every system in the body and one that is becoming increasingly common in Western countries.
It is associated with infections (eg, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, avian influenza, rhematologic diseases (eg, systemic lupus erythamatosis, Kawasaki syndrome, adult-onset Still's disease, rheumatoid arthritis and others, malignancy (eg, natural killer [NK]-cell leukemia, peripheral T-cell lymphoma, EBV in T cell lymphoma, B-cell lymphoma, and a variety of other lymphomas, acquired immune deficiency state (eg, after organ transplantation), and pharmacotherapy.
Association of sterile pyuriaand coronary artery aneurysm in Kawasaki syndrome.
Kawasaki syndrome (mucocutaeous lymph node syndrome).
Hospitalizations for Kawasaki Syndrome among children in the United States, 1997-2007.
TOKYO - - The number of people suffering from Kawasaki syndrome, an autoimmune disease in which blood vessels become inflamed throughout the body, has been increasing in Japan over the years, a recent nationwide survey showed.