Kawasaki Disease – Kawasaki Disease is a very rare autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the walls of some blood vessels in the body. It’s most commonly found in infants and small children and is related to Vasculitis disease.
Is Kawasaki Disease Contagious?
Kawasaki Disease Symptoms
Kawasaki disease signs and symptoms usually appear in three phases.
Kawasaki Disease Causes
Kawasaki Disease Rash Pictures:
Other Juvenile Autoimmune Diseases:
- Celiac Disease affects 1-3% of the population
- Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) affects 5:100,000 children each year
- Juvenile Diabetes (Type 1 Diabetes) affects 2:10,000 children each year
- Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) is rare and only affects about 3,000-6,000 in the US
- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) affects 1: 1,000 children each year
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) affects about 1:1,000 children each year
- PANDAS affects 1:200 each year
- Rheumatic Fever affects 4:1000 each year