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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.
Lab profiles differentiate MIS-C from severe COVID-19 in children

Lab profiles differentiate MIS-C from severe COVID-19 in children

First case report on pathologic findings of vasculitis of the small vessels in the heart

First case report on pathologic findings of vasculitis of the small vessels in the heart

Mysterious enzyme inhibits inflammation in blood vessels, LJI study shows

Mysterious enzyme inhibits inflammation in blood vessels, LJI study shows

Why doctors keep monitoring kids who recover from mysterious COVID-linked illness

Why doctors keep monitoring kids who recover from mysterious COVID-linked illness

Children with MIS-C have different antibody responses than adults with COVID-19

Children with MIS-C have different antibody responses than adults with COVID-19

Serology distinguishes children with MIS-C associated with COVID-19

Serology distinguishes children with MIS-C associated with COVID-19

South Carolina reports first cases of coronavirus-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome

South Carolina reports first cases of coronavirus-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome

No unique viral sequences found in pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2

No unique viral sequences found in pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2

Research sheds light on mysterious COVID-19 related hyperinflammatory shock in children

Research sheds light on mysterious COVID-19 related hyperinflammatory shock in children

Rutgers researchers describe characteristics, treatments and outcomes of MIS-C

Rutgers researchers describe characteristics, treatments and outcomes of MIS-C

New study explores post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition in children

New study explores post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition in children

PCORI approves up to $50 million in funding for new projects to address COVID-19

PCORI approves up to $50 million in funding for new projects to address COVID-19

GlobalData: Further research into MIS-C could reveal how COVID-19 affects the immune system

GlobalData: Further research into MIS-C could reveal how COVID-19 affects the immune system

GlobalData: COVID-19 effects on pregnancy remain uncertain and debatable

GlobalData: COVID-19 effects on pregnancy remain uncertain and debatable

New syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2 is new and distinct from Kawasaki disease

New syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2 is new and distinct from Kawasaki disease

Improving detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection among severely ill children

Improving detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection among severely ill children

Kawasaki-like inflammatory syndrome appears to be more common in children of African ancestry

Kawasaki-like inflammatory syndrome appears to be more common in children of African ancestry

Rare deadly disease linked to coronavirus infection seen in children

Rare deadly disease linked to coronavirus infection seen in children

Teens develop septic shock due to COVID-19

Teens develop septic shock due to COVID-19

Study presents early data on SARS‐CoV ‐2 testing, outcomes at Australian children’s hospital

Study presents early data on SARS‐CoV ‐2 testing, outcomes at Australian children’s hospital