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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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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.....
History of Kawasaki Disease may Pose health Threats to Pregnancy
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are attempting to look at the health threats faced by pregnant w.....
Role of Infliximab in Treating Kawasaki Disease Evaluated in Study
Kawasaki Disease (KD) is often mistaken for an inconsequential viral infection. If not diagnosed or treated in time, it can lead to irreversible heart.....
Researchers Discover New Molecule Linked With Kawasaki Disease
A molecule that forms only when certain white blood cells are stimulated in response to pathogens has been identified by researchers at Sanford-Burnha.....


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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