Kawasaki disease (Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome)

rare disease occurring in children.

affects many organs, including the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes and blood vessel walls.

Etiology:

autoimmune disorder

typically a pre-existing viral infection

Manifestation:

  1. rash
  2. fever
  3. swollen lymph nodes

Treatment:

  • immunoglobulins
  • corticosteroids

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