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Kawasaki disease is a condition that causes inflammation in the walls of medium-sized arteries throughout the body, including the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart muscle. Kawasaki disease is also called mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome because it also affects lymph nodes, skin, and the mucous membranes inside the mouth, nose and throat. The symptoms can be severe for several days and can look scary to parents. But then most children return to normal activities. Kawasaki disease can harm the coronary arteries, which carry blood to the heart muscle. The characteristic symptoms are a high temperature that lasts for more than five days, with:
• a rash
• swollen glands in the neck
• dry, cracked lips
• red fingers or toes
• red eyes
HOW IS KAWASAKI DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Kawasaki Disease does not have a specific protocol, the aim is to rule out other diseases. General physicians may order for urine and blood tests for ruling out other diseases. Electrocardiogram and echocardiogram help diagnose the heart’s condition.
HOW IS KAWASAKI DISEASE TREATED?
The most common treatments for this disease include Immunoglobulin (IVIG) medicine along with aspirin to help in receiving the pain and associated symptoms. Skin lotions are also given to provide relief from the dryness and cracks.
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.