Kawasaki Disease- A Case Report

Author : Haritha B Nair, Lubna Sulthana, Mara Kurian, Meekha Mary Varghese, Haja Sherief S, Sivakumar T

Kawasaki disease is vasculitis of the medium and small sized blood vessels including coronary arteries mainly occur in children. The diagnosis is based on the clinical criteria like fever, redness of eyes, rashes, swollen lymph glands and inflammation of the mouth. The goal of the therapy is to prevent coronary aneurysm and relieve the symptoms. The pharmacotherapy mainly includes Intravenous Immunoglobulin and Tablet Aspirin. Here we report a case of classic presentation of Kawasaki disease.

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