Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome n.
A disease affecting young children, characterized by high fever, conjunctivitis, pharyngitis, enlargement of the cervical lymph nodes, bright red rashes on the hands and feet, and desquamation of fingers and toes. Also called Kawasaki disease.
rare, acute inflammatory disease of unknown origin that is one of the leading causes of acquired heart disease in children.