General Child Neurology
Kawasaki disease is a vasculitis of the medium and small arteries with a propensity to damage the coronary arteries. Classically, it is a triphasic, multisystemic inflammatory syndrome. The acute phase encompasses days 0 to 10 and is characterized by the presence of a persistent fever. The fever is accompanied by conjunctivitis, changes of the oral mucosa, rash, extremity changes, and lymphadenopathy.
Jul. 06, 2020