Kawasaki syndrome
noun see Kawasaki disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Kawasaki syndrome — n. 〚after T. Kawasaki, 20th cent. Jpn pediatrician〛 a syndrome, usually afflicting children, characterized by high fever, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, rashes, irritated eyes and mucous membranes, etc. with possible damage to the… …   Universalium

  • Kawasaki syndrome — n. [after T. Kawasaki, 20th cent. Jpn pediatrician] a syndrome, usually afflicting children, characterized by high fever, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, rashes, irritated eyes and mucous membranes, etc. with possible damage to the… …   English World dictionary

  • Kawasaki syndrome — also Ka·wa·sa·ki s syndrome n KAWASAKI DISEASE …   Medical dictionary

  • Kawasaki syndrome — most common cause of noninherited heart disease in children; first described in 1967 by Dr Tomisaku Kawasaki …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • kawasaki syndrome — noun see kawasaki disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kawasaki disease — Classification and external resources A child showing characteristic strawberry tongue seen in Kawasaki disease ICD 10 M …   Wikipedia

  • Kawasaki — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Kawasaki est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Guy Kawasaki, entrepreneur américain ; Ryo Kawasaki, guitariste de jazz ; Shozo… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kawasaki disease — /kawəˈsaki dəziz/ (say kahwuh sahkee duhzeez) noun a rare but serious autoimmune disease of small children, causing blood vessel inflammation in many organs in the body. Also, Kawasaki syndrome, lymph node syndrome …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kawasaki disease — noun Etymology: Tomisaku Kawasaki b1925 Japanese pediatrician Date: 1977 an acute illness of unknown cause that chiefly affects infants and children and is characterized especially by fever, rash, conjunctivitis, inflammation of lips and tongue,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Syndrome adéno-cutanéo-muqueux — Maladie de Kawasaki Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kawasaki. Malad …   Wikipédia en Français

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