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Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome (Kawasaki Disease) Summary

Description: An acute, febrile, mucocutaneous condition accompanied by swelling of cervical lymph nodes in infants and young children. The principal symptoms are fever, congestion of the ocular conjunctivae, reddening of the lips and oral cavity, protuberance of tongue papillae, and edema or erythema of the extremities.

Also Known As: Kawasaki Disease; Kawasaki Syndrome; Lymph Node Syndrome, Mucocutaneous

Networked: 1628 relevant articles (97 outcomes, 185 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 27 outcomes 39 studies in 263 results : FDA 1
  2. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 23 outcomes 29 studies in 284 results : IBA
  3. gamma-Globulins (gamma-Globulin) : 18 outcomes 12 studies in 104 results : IBA
  4. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 15 outcomes 14 studies in 123 results : FDA 80 Generic
  5. Prednisolone (Predate) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 12 results : FDA 55 Generic
  6. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 18 results : IBA
  7. Cytokines : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 46 results : IBA
  8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 31 results : IBA
  9. infliximab (Remicade) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 35 results : FDA 2
  10. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 52 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome

  1. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
  2. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Autoimmune)
  3. Dermatomyositis (Dermatopolymyositis)
  4. Vasculitis (Vasculitides)
  5. Myocarditis (Carditis)
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Key Therapies for Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome

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  1. Plasma Exchange : 4 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 38 results
  3. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 56 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes in 9 results
  5. Catheters : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results
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