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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.
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children rare after COVID-19 vaccination in adolescents

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children rare after COVID-19 vaccination in adolescents

The autoantibody profile in COVID-19 patients with MIS-C

The autoantibody profile in COVID-19 patients with MIS-C

Studies test intravenous immunoglobulin for treatment of Kawasaki disease and MIS-C

Studies test intravenous immunoglobulin for treatment of Kawasaki disease and MIS-C

Scientists search for cause of mysterious covid-related inflammation in children

Scientists search for cause of mysterious covid-related inflammation in children

Common treatment for MIS-C patients likely works by depleting neutrophils

Common treatment for MIS-C patients likely works by depleting neutrophils

Formal health care transition programs needed to provide uninterrupted support for youth with Kawasaki disease

Formal health care transition programs needed to provide uninterrupted support for youth with Kawasaki disease

Study aims to find ways of identifying children at risk for severe COVID-19

Study aims to find ways of identifying children at risk for severe COVID-19

Abnormal T cell responses to COVID-19 do not appear to be the cause of MIS-C in children

Abnormal T cell responses to COVID-19 do not appear to be the cause of MIS-C in children

Dual therapy improves cardiac outcomes in pediatric patients suffering from MIS-C

Dual therapy improves cardiac outcomes in pediatric patients suffering from MIS-C

Kawasaki Disease presents a growing threat to UK children’s heart health

Kawasaki Disease presents a growing threat to UK children’s heart health

Long-term effects of COVID-19 in children

Long-term effects of COVID-19 in children

Researchers identify biomarkers for rare, serious complication in children with COVID-19

Researchers identify biomarkers for rare, serious complication in children with COVID-19

Three new guidelines released for treatment and management of systemic vasculitis

Three new guidelines released for treatment and management of systemic vasculitis

Experts offer guidance on diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children

Experts offer guidance on diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children significantly affects more Black and Latino children

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children significantly affects more Black and Latino children

Corticosteroids may effectively treat children who develop a serious disorder after COVID-19

Corticosteroids may effectively treat children who develop a serious disorder after COVID-19

Kawasaki disease in children has reduced during COVID-19 due to pandemic prevention efforts

Kawasaki disease in children has reduced during COVID-19 due to pandemic prevention efforts

COVID-19 symptoms in the feet

COVID-19 symptoms in the feet

Potential transmission for Kawasaki disease unexpectedly uncovered due to COVID-19

Potential transmission for Kawasaki disease unexpectedly uncovered due to COVID-19

Study shows how rare but serious post-COVID-19 complication develops in children, adolescents

Study shows how rare but serious post-COVID-19 complication develops in children, adolescents