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REVIEW ARTICLE

KAWASAKI'S DISEASE

Ms. M.A. Sangeetha

Keywords : Kawasaki disease, IV immunoglobulin and NSAIDS

Citation Information : Sangeetha MM. KAWASAKI'S DISEASE. 2015; 8 (2):31-34.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-8-2-31

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Kawasaki\'s disease is otherwise called as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome\' is a rare childhood illness that harm the coronary arteries. Kawasaki disease is caused by streptococcal/staphylococcal infection. It is manifested by fever, non puritic rashes, conjunctival infection, strawberry tongue, erythematous hand and periungual desquamation. It is treated with IV immunoglobulin and NSAIDS.


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