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Kawasaki disease

noun, Pathology.
an acute illness of unknown cause, occurring primarily in children, characterized by high fever, swollen lymph glands, rash, redness in mouth and throat, and joint pain.
Origin of Kawasaki disease
1980-85; after Japanese pediatrician Tomisaku Kawasaki, who first described it Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Kawasaki disease Ka·wa·sa·ki disease (kä'wə-sä'kē)
See mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome.

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