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similarities between autism and kawasaki syndrome

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The cardiac complication caused by kawasaki is coronary artery aneurysms. There is no association with heart murmurs.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Blood count, but...: ...The high platelet count you usually see in kawasaki is rarely needed to make the diagnosis. The combination of 5 days of fever, rash, red eyes, and ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Inflammatory disease: Kawasaki disease is an incompletely understood disease that has characteristics of an inflammatory vasculitis. The cause is unknown. Presentation an ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Fever over 5 days,: ...Rash, red eyes, red mucous membranes, painful hands and feet, swollen lymph nodes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possibly: Since doctors are not sure what exactly causes kawasaki disease, the answer is not known exactly. There are theories about possible infectious causes ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Inflammatory disease: Kawasaki disease is a mix of symptoms that includes fever for more than 5 days, associated with cracked lips or tongue, lymph node swelling, a rash, r ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Kawasaki disease is not considered a contagious problem. The cause is uncertain, but may be due to the body's overreaction to some virus (but such a v ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Back pain is not a part of kawasaki disease.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Atkins
10 years experience Pediatrics
No it is not: Kawasaki is an fever involving illness of childhood which leads to inflammation of medium-sized vessels in the body, most notably those contained with ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Stop inflammation: Kawasaki's disease is treated with high doses of Aspirin (salicylic acid) to reduce inflammation and to mildly thin the blood to prevent blood clot fo ... Read More
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