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Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome (Kawasaki Disease)

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)

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Disease Context: Research Results

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5. Myocarditis (Carditis)

Experts

1. Burns, Jane C: 42 articles (12/2015 - 02/2003)
2. Shulman, Stanford T: 24 articles (08/2015 - 02/2002)
3. Kuo, Ho-Chang: 23 articles (03/2015 - 06/2007)
4. Newburger, Jane W: 21 articles (03/2013 - 06/2003)
5. Yang, Kuender D: 20 articles (03/2015 - 10/2002)
6. Tremoulet, Adriana H: 18 articles (12/2015 - 07/2008)
7. Rowley, Anne H: 18 articles (08/2015 - 02/2002)
8. Miura, Masaru: 16 articles (07/2015 - 01/2004)
9. Terai, Masaru: 16 articles (01/2015 - 02/2002)
10. Saji, Tsutomu: 16 articles (09/2014 - 12/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome:
1. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)FDA Link
2. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)IBA
3. gamma-Globulins (gamma-Globulin)IBA
4. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Prednisolone (Predate)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA)IBA
7. CytokinesIBA
8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
9. infliximab (Remicade)FDA Link
10. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Plasma Exchange
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
5. Catheters