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1,774 Possible Causes for Kawasaki Disease

  • Vasculitis

    Kawasaki disease also involves medium-sized vessels and is a systemic disease.[symptoma.com] […] vasculitis Churg-Strauss syndrome Polyarteritis nodosa Kawasaki disease GCA Behçet's disease, Rheumatoid arthritis Infections (eg, tuberculosis) Erythema induratum (of Bazin[patient.info] Kawasaki disease is most common in Japan and mainly affects children under the age of 5 years.[symptoma.com]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    Kawasaki Disease; Proceedings of the 5th International Kawasaki Disease Symposium; May 22-25, 1995; Fukuoka, Japan.[doi.org] What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki (KAH'wah-SAH'ke) disease is a children's illness.[web.archive.org] Japan Kawasaki Disease Research Committee. Diagnostic guideline of Kawasaki disease. Tokyo: Japan Kawasaki Disease Research Committee, 1984. 24.[aafp.org]

  • Systemic Vasculitis

    Primed and active enhancer elements in B cells can be potentially affected by genetic risk variants associated with Kawasaki disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, Kawasaki disease affects children while it is rarely encountered in adults.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] vasculitis, giant-cell arteritis, Kawasaki disease, Behçet's disease, and IgA vasculitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Viral Exanthem

    , Slapped Cheek) 4-14 days None Red facial rash “slapped cheek”, lacy pink macular rash on torso Kawasaki Disease (Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome) Unknown F ever Adenopathy[smartypance.com] disease, Kawasaki’s disease, and mycoplasma pneumonia.[healthylifemed.com] Keywords Kawasaki Disease Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Toxic Shock Syndrome Scarlet Fever Secondary Syphilis These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[link.springer.com]

  • Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

    Kawasaki disease The individual clinical features of Kawasaki disease (KD) are protean and may appear only transiently over what is sometimes a prolonged period of illness[doi.org] Intestinal pseudoobstruction is an uncommon but important manifestation of Kawasaki disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Intestinal pseudo-obstruction in atypical Kawasaki disease (KD) is rare.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adenovirus Infection

    BACKGROUND: Human adenovirus (HAdV) infection mimics Kawasaki disease (KD) but can also be detected in KD patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The etiology of Kawasaki disease (KD) remains unknown.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keywords Kawasaki disease Human adenovirus Monozygotic twins Pathogenesis Genetic susceptibility Background Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute systemic vasculitis syndrome,[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com]

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome

    Abstract The pathogenesis of Kawasaki disease (KD) remains unknown and there is accumulating evidence for the importance of the innate immune system in initiating and mediating[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: Kawasaki disease shock syndrome (KDSS) and toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can present as shock and fever with skin rash, but the management of these 2 groups of patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kawasaki disease. Viral infection and exanthem. Leptospirosis. Typhus/ other rickettsial infections. Cardiogenic shock. Listeria monocytogenes infection. Typhoid.[patient.info]

  • Hydrops of the Gallbladder

    Kawasaki disease is an acute, febrile, systemic syndrome of unknown etiology which principally affects young children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An acute, febrile, self-limited disease process occurred in an otherwise healthy young adult that satisfies accepted criteria for the diagnosis of Kawasaki disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three cases of gallbladder hydrops associated with Kawasaki disease are presented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis

    KAWASAKI DISEASE Kawasaki disease is probably an infectious disease caused by an unknown agent.[aafp.org] Inflammatory presentations may be the result of allergy, reflux disease or, rarely, neoplasm or Kawasaki disease.[aafp.org]

  • Postinfectious Disorder

    Special Writing Group of the Committee on Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young of the American Heart Association[aafp.org] Red book: 2003 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 26th ed. Elk Grove Village, III.: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003: 573–83. 16.[aafp.org]

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