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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Kawasaki disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
  • Kawasaki syndrome
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Your Questions Answered


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  • My son had Kawasaki disease last year. I am expecting another baby. Is this baby at-risk to develop Kawasaki disease? Click here for answer

  • 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 disease 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 disease last month, and I found out that another child in the same daycare center was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease 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 disease. Is there a method for tracking Kawasaki disease? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
  • Kawasaki syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.