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Could a herpesvirus be the cause of Kawasaki disease?

The Lancet Infectious Diseases

May 1, 2002

D ShingadiaRobert Booy

PMID: 12062997

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Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute vasculitis of early childhood, the cause of which remains unknown. Many lines of evidence suggest an infectious aetiology, which may-in association with host genetic factors-lead to the characteristic clinical presentation of this disease. Accumulating ...read more

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Simplexvirus
Vasculitis
Epidemiology
Herpesviridae Infections
Herpesviridae
Etiology
Infectious Agent
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Could a herpesvirus be the cause of Kawasaki disease?

The Lancet Infectious Diseases

May 1, 2002

D ShingadiaRobert Booy

PMID: 12062997

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Abstract

Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute vasculitis of early childhood, the cause of which remains unknown. Many lines of evidence suggest an infectious aetiology, which may-in association with host genetic factors-lead to the characteristic clinical presentation of this disease. Accumulating ...read more

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Simplexvirus
Vasculitis
Epidemiology
Herpesviridae Infections
Herpesviridae

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