Kawasaki Disease

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The Kawasaki Disease:

Definition:

Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile mucocutaneus lymph node syndrome mainly affecting infants and young children. OR

Kawasaki disease is an auto-immune disorder. It is an acute febrile vasculitis syndrome that occurs in early childhood.[1]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile mucocutaneus lymph node syndrome mainly affecting infants and young children.

  • Aconite
  • Belladonna
  • Bryonia
  • Chamomilla
  • Gelsemium
  • Pulsatilla
  • The certain genes are known to increase a child’s susceptibility towards the Kawasaki disease.
  • Fever more than 5 days
  • Bilateral Conjunctivitis
  • Red inflamed tongue called “Strawberry tongue”
  • Gingivitis
  • Dry, cracked lips
  • Oropharyngeal edema

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