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

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May 5th is Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day in the US. Go to www.healthaware.org for link to more information.

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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

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Awareness of This Disease Could Save Your Child’s Life

Kawasaki Disease is the stuff of nightmares…but it doesn’t have to be. A disease a child can get that's easy to miss and can cause heart damage and even death. List of symptoms to watch out for.

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Tidbits 18 May 2014 - Alcohol Content in Oils, Kawasaki Disease, Controlling Candida, Drug-Resistant Superbugs

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Sarah Chalke Starts Crowdrise Fundraiser for Kawasaki Disease Research

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