Fast Five Quiz: Kawasaki Disease

David J. Cennimo, MD


May 28, 2020

This article was last updated on May 28, 2020. (Disclaimer: The information in this quiz may not be updated regularly. Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center.)

Kawasaki disease, also known as "mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome" and "Kawasaki syndrome," is an acute febrile illness seen in children that is characterized by vasculitis of the medium-sized arteries. Given its predilection for the coronary arteries, it is associated with the potential for development of coronary artery aneurysms and thus sudden death. During the COVID-19 pandemic, children with an inflammatory syndrome resembling Kawasaki disease have been reported.

Are you familiar with key aspects of Kawasaki disease, including best practices and recommendations for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this quick quiz.


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