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Kawasaki disease (also known as lymph node syndrome, mucocutaneous node disease, infantile polyarteritis and Kawasaki syndrome) is a disease, largely of infants, which affects many organs, including the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes, and blood vessel walls, but the most serious effect is on the heart where it can cause severe aneurysmal dilations.
Study identifies antigens targeted by antibody response to Kawasaki Disease

Study identifies antigens targeted by antibody response to Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease may be triggered by a combination of environmental factors

Kawasaki disease may be triggered by a combination of environmental factors

Study could lead to new diagnostic blood test for Kawasaki disease

Study could lead to new diagnostic blood test for Kawasaki disease

Texas Biomed and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio join forces to cure mysterious condition

Texas Biomed and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio join forces to cure mysterious condition

Scientists identify gene variants that predispose children to developing Kawasaki disease

Scientists identify gene variants that predispose children to developing Kawasaki disease

Researchers receive $2 million grant from PCORI to study effective treatment for children with KD

Researchers receive $2 million grant from PCORI to study effective treatment for children with KD

Loyola presents Scientist of the Year awards

Loyola presents Scientist of the Year awards

Study confirms safety of two measles-containing vaccines

Study confirms safety of two measles-containing vaccines

Researchers look at health threat to pregnant women with history of Kawasaki disease

Researchers look at health threat to pregnant women with history of Kawasaki disease

Infliximab drug shows promising results in treating children with Kawasaki Disease

Infliximab drug shows promising results in treating children with Kawasaki Disease

THRIL could be novel biomarker for immune activation, potential target for inflammatory diseases

THRIL could be novel biomarker for immune activation, potential target for inflammatory diseases

Texas Children's Heart Center opens Center for Preventive Cardiology

Texas Children's Heart Center opens Center for Preventive Cardiology

Generating an alternative to IVIG therapy: an interview with Professor Richard Pleass, LSTM

Generating an alternative to IVIG therapy: an interview with Professor Richard Pleass, LSTM

First global analysis of Kawasaki disease published by PLOS ONE

First global analysis of Kawasaki disease published by PLOS ONE

Weill Cornell reports new findings from IVIG Phase 3 trial in Alzheimer's disease at AAIC 2013

Weill Cornell reports new findings from IVIG Phase 3 trial in Alzheimer's disease at AAIC 2013

Proteins detected in urine may enable diagnosis of Kawasaki disease

Proteins detected in urine may enable diagnosis of Kawasaki disease

AHA/ASA identify top cardiovascular and stroke research advances for 2012

AHA/ASA identify top cardiovascular and stroke research advances for 2012

Promising results for pneumococcal vaccine

Promising results for pneumococcal vaccine

Adenovirus detection not uncommon among children with Kawasaki disease

Adenovirus detection not uncommon among children with Kawasaki disease

Blood flow simulation tools can test and optimize Berlin Heart design

Blood flow simulation tools can test and optimize Berlin Heart design