Children Kawasaki treatment in Delhi
Kawasaki disease is a disease that affects skin, mouth, and lymph nodes. Most commonly affected age group is around 5 years of age.
Etiology of this disease is not known.
Kawasaki Clinical Features
Clinical features are divided into 3 groups:
Acute phase: Last up to 2 weeks approximately. Most common symptom in this phase is fever that usually last for 5 days.
Other symptoms may be:
- Redness in the eyes
- Red, dry, cracked lips
- Rash on the body
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Swollen tongue with a white coating and big red bumps (called “strawberry tongue”)
Second Phase: Usually begins within 2 weeks of when the fever started, begins with peeling of skin. Other symptoms can be joint pain, abdominal pain, diarrhea.