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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.
American Heart Association report highlights disparities in heart disease, calls for equitable healthcare

American Heart Association report highlights disparities in heart disease, calls for equitable healthcare

Study discovers method to classify febrile illness with a single blood sample

Study discovers method to classify febrile illness with a single blood sample

Study reports the first protein-based diagnostic signature to discriminate MIS-C from Kawasaki Disease and other common infections

Study reports the first protein-based diagnostic signature to discriminate MIS-C from Kawasaki Disease and other common infections

MIS-C in children: A distinct autoimmune response to COVID-19 unveiled

MIS-C in children: A distinct autoimmune response to COVID-19 unveiled

Study finds biomarker pattern in children with COVID 19-linked multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Study finds biomarker pattern in children with COVID 19-linked multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Is there an association between COVID-19 and the risk of developing an autoimmune disease?

Is there an association between COVID-19 and the risk of developing an autoimmune disease?

An extremely rare case report of rebound multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children

An extremely rare case report of rebound multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children

Delayed presentation of MIS-C following COVID-19

Delayed presentation of MIS-C following COVID-19

Rockefeller scientists describe the genetics of severe SARS-CoV-2 infection in children

Rockefeller scientists describe the genetics of severe SARS-CoV-2 infection in children

Study finds fewer cases of MIS-C during omicron wave of the pandemic than delta

Study finds fewer cases of MIS-C during omicron wave of the pandemic than delta

2022: a year in MIS-C research

2022: a year in MIS-C research

NIH awards eight research grants to advance diagnosis of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

NIH awards eight research grants to advance diagnosis of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

New tool may help better predict resistance to immunoglobulin therapy among children with Kawasaki disease

New tool may help better predict resistance to immunoglobulin therapy among children with Kawasaki disease

Researchers explore single-cell sequencing technologies to understand molecular mechanisms of autoimmune diseases

Researchers explore single-cell sequencing technologies to understand molecular mechanisms of autoimmune diseases

Could COVID-19 infections trigger a relapse of mycosis fungoides or other cutaneous T-cell lymphomas?

Could COVID-19 infections trigger a relapse of mycosis fungoides or other cutaneous T-cell lymphomas?

Review of COVID-19 in children before and after SARS-CoV-2 Delta and Omicron variant emergence

Review of COVID-19 in children before and after SARS-CoV-2 Delta and Omicron variant emergence

Persistent viral infections within hosts cause post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, research shows

Persistent viral infections within hosts cause post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, research shows

Overlap in pro-inflammatory genes and pathways between COVID-19 and MIS-C

Overlap in pro-inflammatory genes and pathways between COVID-19 and MIS-C

The impact of SARS-CoV-2 linkage on outcomes in hospitalized children with PIMS across Canada

The impact of SARS-CoV-2 linkage on outcomes in hospitalized children with PIMS across Canada

Is type 1 diabetes likely to rise after the COVID pandemic?

Is type 1 diabetes likely to rise after the COVID pandemic?