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Kawasaki Disease

More common among the Japanese, the disease afflicts children and is a distinctive clinical illness characterized by fever and rash. It can result in serious complications involving the heart, causing large thrombosis, and even leading to death.

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New Tool Predicts Antibody Resistance Among Kids With Kawasaki Disease
A new tool can better predict resistance to immunoglobulin therapy among children with Kawasaki disease in the United States.

“Neither sys.....
New Study Sheds Light on Connection Between COVID-19 and Kawasaki Disease
An outbreak of severe Kawasaki-like disease has been seen in New York children with COVID-19, revealed Cedars-Sinai expert.

Moshe Arditi, M.....
Multiple Triggers for Kawasaki Disease
The inflammatory Kawasaki Disease is known to have multiple causes, reveals a study. The environmental triggers of the disease include a combination o.....
Newly Identified Gene Variant for Kawasaki Disease Susceptibility
Prevalence rates of Kawasaki disease (KD) are increasing among children in Asia, the United States and Western Europe.

Kawasaki disease is t.....
Researchers Find Possible Cause and Source of Kawasaki Disease
An international team of scientists report that the likely causative agent of Kawasaki disease (KD) in Japan is a windborne agent originating from a s.....

About Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki disease affects the children that involve the skin, mouth and blood vessels. It can be treated with acetaminophen, aspirin and intravenous gamma globulin... Read More

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