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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: CQQA: Kawasaki Disease

Common Questions, Quick Answers: Pediatrics

Kawasaki Disease

Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Susan Kinzer, M.P.H.

First Published: April 2004
Last Revised: April 2004
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed


Common Questions, Quick Answers

What is Kawasaki disease?

What causes it?

Who can get it?

What are the signs and symptoms?

Is it contagious?

How is it treated?

How long does it last?

Can it be prevented?

When should I call the doctor?

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