Kawasaki's disease


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Kawasaki's disease

(ˌkæwəˈsækɪz)
n
(Pathology) a disease of children that causes a rash, fever, and swelling of the lymph nodes and often damages the heart muscle
[C20: named after T. Kawasaki, Japanese physician who first described it]
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(1982) Early and late postoperative studies in coronary arterial lesions resulting from Kawasaki's disease in children.
His clinical research interests include adult congenital heart disease, rheumatic fever, and Kawasaki's Disease; major services include medical education and telehealth.
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