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is kawasaki disease one of an auto immune disease?

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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 within the heart. The cause of this illness is unknown but many believe that it is viral-mediated.
Answered on Jul 4, 2017
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