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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 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?

Study uncovers blood clotting and immune protein pathways impacted in children with severe COVID-19

Study uncovers blood clotting and immune protein pathways impacted in children with severe COVID-19

Treg cell Notch receptors drive SARS-CoV-2-induced MIS-C

Treg cell Notch receptors drive SARS-CoV-2-induced MIS-C

Heart complications uncommon for children and young adults after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Heart complications uncommon for children and young adults after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Is SARS-CoV-2 a Superantigen?

Is SARS-CoV-2 a Superantigen?

Innate immune processes involved in SARS-CoV-2 recognition and resultant inflammation

Innate immune processes involved in SARS-CoV-2 recognition and resultant inflammation

Research finds quick recovery of heart function in children with COVID-19-related MIS-C

Research finds quick recovery of heart function in children with COVID-19-related MIS-C

Study predicts incidence rates of adverse outcomes of COVID-19 vaccination

Study predicts incidence rates of adverse outcomes of COVID-19 vaccination

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