What is Kawasaki Disease (KD)?

Kawasaki disease (KD) is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children.  It is also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome because it affects lymph nodes, skin, and the mucous membranes inside the mouth, nose and throat. KD isRead more

Treating Kawasaki disease (KD)

Treatment should begin as soon as possible if your child is diagnosed with having Kawasaki disease. Aspirin and intravenous immunoglobulin are the two main treatment methods used. Aspirin Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat KawasakiRead more

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