Definition of Kawasaki disease

1. Noun. An acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever; of unknown cause.

Exact synonyms: Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Generic synonyms: Disease



Definition of Kawasaki disease

1. Noun. (medicine) an illness of childhood that causes fever, lymphadenopathy, elevated platelet count, and a variety of other symptoms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Kawasaki disease

1. An acute febrile illness in children first described in Japan in the late 1960's. Referred to as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome because of typical changes in the mucus membranes that line the lips and mouth. Enlarged and tender lymph glands are also seen. Synonym: mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome. (27 Sep 1997)

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1. Disability Evaluation Under Social Security edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"C. Allergies, growth impairments and kawasaki disease. 1. ... kawasaki disease, also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, is characterized by ..."

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