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QUIZ: When Should You Suspect Kawasaki Disease as the Cause of Fever in an Infant?


 

Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology that occurs in children. Because there is no specific diagnostic test or pathognomonic clinical feature, clinical diagnostic criteria have been established to guide physicians. When a patient presents with a history, examination, and laboratory findings consistent with KD without meeting the typical diagnostic standard, incomplete KD should be considered.


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