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Could a herpesvirus be the cause of Kawasaki disease?

The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Jun 14, 2002

D ShingadiaR 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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Vasculitis
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Simplexvirus
Herpesviridae Infections
Etiology
Infectious Agent
Epidemiology
Herpesviridae
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Could a herpesvirus be the cause of Kawasaki disease?

The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Jun 14, 2002

D ShingadiaR Booy

PMID: 12062997

DOI:

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

Mentioned in this Paper

Vasculitis
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Simplexvirus
Herpesviridae Infections
Etiology
Infectious Agent
Epidemiology
Herpesviridae

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