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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.
Blood flow simulation tools can test and optimize Berlin Heart design

Blood flow simulation tools can test and optimize Berlin Heart design

Link between chronic exposure to staph bacteria and risk of lupus

Link between chronic exposure to staph bacteria and risk of lupus

Kawasaki Disease may increase risk of atherosclerosis in children

Kawasaki Disease may increase risk of atherosclerosis in children

Merck welcomes launch of ROTATEQ in Rwanda of Africa’s rotavirus vaccination program

Merck welcomes launch of ROTATEQ in Rwanda of Africa’s rotavirus vaccination program

Lab results change in consistent ways during the course of Kawasaki disease

Lab results change in consistent ways during the course of Kawasaki disease

Long-range wind transport of an infectious agent may cause KD

Long-range wind transport of an infectious agent may cause KD

Filipino children with KD at greater risk for inflammation of heart blood vessels

Filipino children with KD at greater risk for inflammation of heart blood vessels

EMA recommends lifting of suspension of marketing authorization for Octapharma's octagam

EMA recommends lifting of suspension of marketing authorization for Octapharma's octagam

Hartwell honors UCSD scientists with Individual Biomedical Research Award

Hartwell honors UCSD scientists with Individual Biomedical Research Award

UC San Diego researchers receive two federal grants for biomedical informatics

UC San Diego researchers receive two federal grants for biomedical informatics

Octapharma announces new study of IVIG in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

Octapharma announces new study of IVIG in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

Pediatric patients face number of cardiac conditions that can impact their health

Pediatric patients face number of cardiac conditions that can impact their health

Octapharma initiates Phase III studies for new, high purity IVIG in treatment of primary immune deficiency

Octapharma initiates Phase III studies for new, high purity IVIG in treatment of primary immune deficiency

Coronary artery bypass surgery provides long-term benefits for children with Kawasaki disease

Coronary artery bypass surgery provides long-term benefits for children with Kawasaki disease

Australian discovers gene for deadly Kawasaki disease

Australian discovers gene for deadly Kawasaki disease

Genetic cause of Kawasaki disease

Genetic cause of Kawasaki disease

Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Possible viral cause of Kawasaki disease identified

Possible viral cause of Kawasaki disease identified

Steroids significantly reduce heart damage in children with Kawasaki's disease

Steroids significantly reduce heart damage in children with Kawasaki's disease

Newly discovered virus, New Haven coronavirus

Newly discovered virus, New Haven coronavirus