KAWASAKI SYNDROME- A REVIEWAbstract
Aim: The aim of this review is to provide a detailed documentation and main features such as prevalance, manifestations and management regarding Kawasaki syndrome. Background: Kawasaki Syndrome was first described by Dr Tomisaku Kawasaki in Japan in 1967, since then prevalence of Kawasaki syndrome is increasing in all countries as per the reports in journals. This is more prevalent in Asian pacific regions. Kawasaki Syndrome is the most common cause of acquired heart disease in the U.S. and Japan with a high endemic rate of 150 per 100,000 in children less than 5 years. Materials and methods: This is a review based article, thus information regarding the topic was collected from different journals like European journal of paediatrics, Indian paediatrics , AHA scientific council etc. Reason: The purpose of this review is to put forward a well explained article about Kawasaki syndrome.
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