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How common is it for somebody to get kawasaki disease?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: 3-4K/yr 80%

According to the AAP report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Redbook)2009 the incidence is estimated at 3-4 thousand cases /yr in the US, 80%

In brief: 3-4K/yr 80%

According to the AAP report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Redbook)2009 the incidence is estimated at 3-4 thousand cases /yr in the US, 80%
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Bennett Werner
As an adult cardiologist, I've seen 1 case in 30 years.
Dr. Kevin Considine
I saw 2 cases in 20 years
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Rare

Dr ferguson's answer is correct.
We have seen 2-3 dozen over the past 10 years in our practice , including several with cardiac complications.

In brief: Rare

Dr ferguson's answer is correct.
We have seen 2-3 dozen over the past 10 years in our practice , including several with cardiac complications.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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