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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.
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

Risk factors for rare COVID-19 complications in children (MIS-C)

Risk factors for rare COVID-19 complications in children (MIS-C)

Are COVID-19-related complications in children explained by abnormal immune responses?

Are COVID-19-related complications in children explained by abnormal immune responses?

COVID-19 may impact the heart health of young, healthy adults

COVID-19 may impact the heart health of young, healthy adults

Maintenance of good oral health may help prevent heart infection caused by mouth bacteria

Maintenance of good oral health may help prevent heart infection caused by mouth bacteria

Exposure to COVID-19 can cause rare but life-threatening pediatric condition

Exposure to COVID-19 can cause rare but life-threatening pediatric condition

Children with MIS-C have highly activated immune systems, study finds

Children with MIS-C have highly activated immune systems, study finds

UC San Diego receives $33 million from NIH for five COVID-19 diagnostic projects

UC San Diego receives $33 million from NIH for five COVID-19 diagnostic projects

Very few COVID-19-positive children require hospitalization, finds case study

Very few COVID-19-positive children require hospitalization, finds case study

Study sheds new light on impact of COVID-19 in pediatric population

Study sheds new light on impact of COVID-19 in pediatric population

Aspirin to be tested as a potential COVID-19 treatment as part of RECOVERY trial

Aspirin to be tested as a potential COVID-19 treatment as part of RECOVERY trial

Children with Kawasaki Disease at increased risk for cardiovascular events 10 years later

Children with Kawasaki Disease at increased risk for cardiovascular events 10 years later

SARS-CoV-2 infection of carotid arteries may explain vascular involvement in COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 infection of carotid arteries may explain vascular involvement in COVID-19