Kawasaki disease

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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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