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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.
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

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