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Kawasaki disease

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noun Pathology.
  1. an acute illness of unknown cause, occurring primarily in children, characterized by high fever, swollen lymph glands, rash, redness in mouth and throat, and joint pain.

Origin of Kawasaki disease

1980–85; after Japanese pediatrician Tomisaku Kawasaki, who first described it
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kawasaki disease in Medicine

Kawasaki disease

  1. mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome