Kawasaki disease

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Kawasaki disease

Synonyms: Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome

A rare inflammatory disease characterized by an acute febrile systemic self-limiting medium-vessel vasculitis primarily affecting children. It often causes acute coronary arteritis which is associated with coronary arterial aneurysms (CAA) that may be life threatening when untreated.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version October 2023.

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Advocacy Organizations

Ukrainian Association of Pediatric Immunology

Development of pediatric and clinical immunology in Ukraine. Raising awareness of inborn errors of immunity in Ukraine and rare immune diseases; Advocacy campaigns supporting patients with rare immune diseases and their treatment plans; Scientific research; Sharing knowledge about immunoprophylaxis; Advocacy campaigns supporting immunoprophylaxis.

Clinical Trials

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