Diagnosis, Treatment, and Long-Term Management of Kawasaki Disease

Published: March 29, 2017

girl and boy playing with stethoscope
  • Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute vasculitis of childhood
  • Coronary artery aneurysms in ≈25% of untreated cases
  • Reported worldwide, cause unknown, no means of prevention
  • Leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in developed countries