A 33-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: kawasaki disease?
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett answered
37 years experience Pediatrics
Kawasaki disease: Kawasaki disease is a rare disease of the blood vessels. Symptoms included fever > 5 days, red eyes, swollen red hands and feet, swollen red cracked lips and tongue, swollen neck lymph nodes and body rash. Kawasaki disease can also seriously affect the coronary heart vessels and gallbladder. It most commonly affects children under 8 years old. Cause of Kawasaki disease is unknown.
Answered on Mar 15, 2017
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