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Kawasaki Disease is a medical condition characterized by inflammation in the walls of the medium sized arteries running through the body. The coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart are also affected by Kawasaki Disease. Symptoms are:
• High fever that lasts more than 5 days
• Extreme redness of eyes
• Rash on trunk or genitals
• Red, dry, cracked lips
• Red and swollen tongue
• Swollen red skin in palms and soles of feet
• Swollen lymph nodes
In the second phase of the disease, there may be peeling of skin, joint pain, diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
HOW IS KAWASAKI DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
While there are no definite tests to diagnose Kawasaki Disease, however, the General Physician might perform a blood test, electrocardiogram, or X-Ray to determine the severity of the condition.
HOW IS KAWASAKI DISEASE TREATED?
Kawasaki Disease is treatable without causing any serious, long term issues. For children suffering from the disease, aspirin and gamma globulin may be prescribed for treating inflammation and lower risk of coronary artery problems. A combination of anticoagulants drugs and angioplasty, stent placement may be performed for preventing complications
DID YOU KNOW?
Early detection and treatment of the Kawasaki disease is essential to ensure that the child does not stand at a risk of developing any cardiovascular illnesses.