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how can i make my community more aware of kawasaki disease ? what are the main symptoms of the disease?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Why do community...: ...Education about kawasaki? It is rare, unpredictable, not preventable, and rarely missed as a diagnosis after 5 days of fever - the minimum time to make the diagnosis in the first place. The other symptoms are rashes, red eyes, swollen hands and feet, and a swollen lymph node.
Answered on Jun 15, 2012

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