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Kawasaki Disease (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Kawasaki disease causes inflammation or swelling of the blood vessels. It affects the coronary arteries, which carry blood and oxygen to the the heart muscles. Kawasaki disease usually causes these symptoms: 5 or more days of fever red or bloodshot eyes red lips, mouth, or tongue puffy or red hands and feet rash swollen glands in the neck Kawasaki disease is a rare illness. It usually affects children under the age of 5. But older children can also be affected. We do not know what causes Kawasaki disease. There is no specific test to diagnose it. We also do not know why some children get the disease and others do not. Audio available. (English)


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  • Multiple Systems
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Diagnostic Tests and Medical Equipment
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Infant/Children Illnesses and Disorders
  • Test,
  • Diagnostic,
  • Disease,
  • Peds,
  • Syndrome,
  • Lymph,
  • Node,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Kawasaki,
  • Mucocutaneous
  • Children and Youth
  • Maternal Infant Child Youth
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