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Kawasaki syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
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  • Eighteen months ago my daughter was diagnosed with Kawasaki syndrome. Although she has recovered medically, she appears to have some behavioral and developmental problems. Can Kawasaki syndrome cause behavioral problems or slow a child's development? Click here for answer

  • I know someone who had Kawasaki syndrome when he was a child. Is there any information about the long-term consequences of this condition in surviving adults? Click here for answer

  • My child was diagnosed with Kawasaki syndrome last month, and I found out that another child in the same daycare center was diagnosed with Kawasaki syndrome one year ago.  I know this condition is rare, and I thought it was unusual for two kids from the same day care center to have Kawasaki syndrome.  Is there a method for tracking Kawasaki syndrome? Click here for answer