Kawasaki disease: pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and management.

Abstract

Kawasaki Disease, a systemic vasculitis of unknown origin with specific predilection for the coronary arteries, is the most common cause of childhood-acquired heart disease in western countries. Despite its world-wide incidence, the pathophysiology of this enigmatic disease is still under investigation. Diagnosis is made on a clinical basis, with supportive… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11926-014-0423-x

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