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mucocutaneous

[¦myü·kō·kyü′tā·nē·əs]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to a mucous membrane and the skin, and to the line where these join.
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4) reported in their study that thrombocytopenia developed in 10 (2%) of 486 patients with a diagnosis of Kawasaki disease a mean period of 6.
Detection of human bocavirus in children with Kawasaki disease.
The research team argues that Kawasaki disease patients suffer from a deficiency of this particular protein.
In conclusion, Kawasaki Disease should be strongly considered in children presenting with fever for more than one week even they do not fulfill classic criteria for the diagnosis of KD, coronary artery lesions change dynamically in time.
While only about two in 10,000 children in the United States develop Kawasaki disease annually, the disease is on the rise both here and worldwide; in Japan the prevalence approaches one in 100 among children under the age of 5.
The diagnosis of Kawasaki disease in very young infants is often difficult because of its rarity and atypical presentation.
Seizures are not part of Kawasaki disease," the New York Daily News quoted Dr.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kawasaki disease is an uncommon illness that typically affects children between the ages of two and five and is a leading cause of acquired heart disease in children in the United States according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
Jett, who began suffering from seizures at the age of two, and was a toddler when he was diagnosed with rare Kawasaki disease, had later been taken to Rand Memorial Hospital, Freeport, where he was pronounced dead on January 2, reports Contactmusic.
Kawasaki disease (KD) can be difficult to diagnose; there is no diagnostic laboratory test and there is a 25% chance of serious cardiovascular damage if the treatment is not administered at an early stage.

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