Origin and Etymology of kawasaki disease
First Known Use: 1975See Words from the same year
medical Definition of Kawasaki disease
- Kawasaki disease affects children of all ethnic backgrounds throughout the world, although susceptibility is shaped by genetic influences. Japanese children have the highest incidence of the disease, with an attack rate that has reached 175 per 100,000 children younger than 5 years …
- —Jane C. Burns, The New England Journal of Medicine,, 15 Feb. 2007
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