Children Kawasaki treatment in Delhi

23 May 2019 - Health & Beauty - Delhi

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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.