Kawasaki Disease-  Most common cause of Acquired heart disease in children. Inflammation of tunica intima or inner lining of veins & arteries.

Kawasaki Disease is one of the pediatric rashes that you always need to have in the back of your mind. Most of the time the disease is self-limiting, but the consequences of not catching it are pre.

Kawasaki Disease... Fever for over 5 days + Rash (palms, soles, body) + Lip ulcerations + lymphadenopathy (one larger node) + Conjunctivitis... Give ASPIRIN and IVIG to reduce risk of Coronary Artery Aneurysms

Fever for over 5 days + Rash (palms, soles, body) + Lip ulcerations + lymphadenopathy (one larger node) + Conjunctivitis. Give ASPIRIN and IVIG to reduce risk of Coronary Artery Aneurysms

Kawasaki disease or mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome is an acute, febrile disease that is most often seen in boys younger than 5 years.

Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease or mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome is an acute, febrile disease that is most often seen in boys younger than 5 years.

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It is a MUST that I post about Kawasaki Disease to help awareness! My son Carson just turned 4 years old.

Kawasaki Disease awareness ribbon

Kawasaki Disease Awareness Ribbon :( April will be since my Sadie was diagnosed.

Understanding Immunoglobulin IG

IVIG or Intravenous Immunoglobulin is the blood product that is administered intravenously. This blood product comes with the polyvalent, pooled, IGG antibodies

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