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Kawasaki Disease
by Kimberly Allen, RN Kawasaki disease is currently the most commonly diagnosed pediatric vasculitis worldwide.  Although the highest incidence of Kawasaki disease is in Japan the incidence in the US has been increasing with as many as 4,000 new cases diagnosed every year.  At least 80% of those diagnosed... Read more
Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki Disease

Medical October 1, 2012

Kawasaki disease also known as Kawasaki syndrome was originally called mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, which in truth is a more accurate description of the disorder. Kawasaki disease usually affects young children, primarily …

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