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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2008) Pathological observations concerning the cardiovascular lesions in Kawasaki disease.
The epidemiology and clinical features of Kawasaki disease in Australia.
Children with a Vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency status have been shown to have increased cardiovascular disease susceptibility, such as hypertension, orthostatic intolerance, and Kawasaki disease, as described in detail in this review.
Kawasaki disease is a childhood ailment that causes fever, rash, and a red tongue, among other symptoms.
We have presented three cases of Kawasaki disease in November 2012, December 3012 and January 2013.
The treatment for Kawasaki Disease is simple - a large daily dose of aspirin.
Kawasaki disease consists of generalized systemic vasculitis, affecting predominantly medium-sized vessels [1].
Keywords: ANCA-associated vasculitis, Behcet's disease in children, Henoch-Schonlein purpura/IgA vasculitis, Kawasaki disease, pediatric vasculitis, primary cerebral vasculitis
Kawasaki disease is a major cause of heart disease in children, however a specific etiology has yet to be found.
Kawasaki disease is an acute multi system vasculitis of small and medium sized arteries.

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