What is ​Kawasaki Disease?

Also known as: mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome

When inflammation occurs in the coronary arteries and other medium-sized arteries throughout the body, the condition is known as Kawasaki disease. It affects young children usually under the age of 5.


Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

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