JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.1, no.1, pp.20-26, 2007 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
Article / Review
Title of Journal :
JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION
Kawasaki disease, mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, coronary, aneurysm
Kawasaki disease was described in 1967. Although seen worldwide, its incidence is highest in Japan. It is encountered between 6 months to 5 years of age. Its etiology remains to be elucidated, but there is enough evidence that an unknown etiologic agent plays a role in the pathogenesis of the disease.