Kawasaki disease


nounPathology.
  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

1
1980–85; after Japanese pediatrician Tomisaku Kawasaki, who first described it

Words Nearby Kawasaki disease

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