What's to Know About Kawasaki Disease?

Q:
What’s to know about kawasaki disease?

A:
If you get kawasaki disease, you have inflammatory walls of medium-sized arteries. The inflammation is likely to harm coronary arteries. This condition is usually found on children.

Symptoms:

Phase one:

  • Red eyes
  • Fever
  • Dry lips
  • Strawberry tongue
  • Rash on the trunk

Phase two:

  • Pain in joint
  • Pain in abdomen
  • Peeling of hands and feet skin
  • Diarrhea

Phase three:
The above symptoms all disappear except the person develops complication.

The good news is that the disease can be cured. Most children can be treated without severe problems.

 

Keyword: kawasaki disease

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