Kawasaki Disease

(Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome)

Epidemiology

  • Occurs in children and young adults

Physiology

  • xxx

Diagnosis

  • xxx

Clinical

  • Morbilliform or Scarlatiniform Rash (see Exanthems, [[Exanthems]])
    • Erythema and edema of hands and feet -> leads to desquamation
  • Diffuse Oropharyngeal Erythema
  • Red Strawberry Tongue
  • Dry, Fissured Lips
  • Cheilitis
  • Bilateral Conjunctval Injection
  • Cervical Lymphadenopathy
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Arteritis/Coronary Artery Aneurysms: may lead to sudden death (prediminantly during the first 30 days of the illness)

Treatment

  • xx

References

  • xxxx