Topics Discussed: kawasaki's disease.
Sections: Epidemiology, Genetics, Pathogenesis, Clinical Presentation, Differential Diagnosis, Diagnosis, Treatment, Summary, References.
Excerpt:"Since the original description in 1967 by Tomisaku Kawasaki of 50 children with a unique constellation of clinical signs and symptoms that did not fit any known disease, children worldwide of various racial and ethnic backgrounds have been described with Kawasaki Disease (KD).1,2 While we have learned much about KD over the last 40 years, there is still much about this disease, including its etiology, pathogenesis, and long-term prognosis that eludes us...."
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