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
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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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None of the CSF samples from children with Kawasaki disease had antibodies that reacted with any enterovirus.
Long-term consequences of Kawasaki disease: a 10- to 21-year follow-up study of 594 patients.
"The clinical onset of Kawasaki disease with gastrointestinal involvement often leads to diagnostic and therapeutic delays--a risk factor for the development of coronary complications," Claudia Colomba, MD, from the department of sciences for health promotion and mother and child care at the University of Palermo (Italy), and her colleagues wrote in the Journal of Pediatrics.
Keywords: Cornonary artery aneurysms, Diagnostic criteria, Echocardiography, Fever with rash, Kawasaki disease, Pakistan, Intravenous immunoglobulin.
Get "Later on, after more blood tests, they found out he has the Kawasaki disease as well as the secondary viral meningitis.
Incomplete clinical manifestation as a risk factor for coronary artery abnormalities in Kawasaki disease: a meta-analysis.
In addition to fever as a classical symptom of Kawasaki disease, our patient had nonpurulent conjunctivitis, redness of lip and tongue, and polymorph rash, with no coronary artery involvement at the ECHO.
In children with history of Kawasaki disease, QT dispersion is significantly increased compared to the control group.
All patients met the diagnostic criteria of the Japanese Kawasaki Disease Research Committee [14].
While the exact reason for the torticollis is unclear, we feel it is important to raise the awareness of this rare manifestation of Kawasaki disease.
(1978) Pathology of the heart in Kawasaki disease. Pediatrics 61, 100-107.
Epidemiology of Kawasaki disease: prevalence from national database and future trends projection by system dynamics modeling.

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