Médecine interne: libre accès

Médecine interne: libre accès
Libre accès

ISSN: 2165-8048


Kawasaki disease outbreaks in COVID-19 era

Marco Marando, Adriana Tamburello

Kawasaki disease (KD) is one of the most common pediatric vasculitis syndrome which mainly affects children less than 5 years of age and it is characterized by pathognomonic clinical manifestations and possible severe vascular complications. In this article we discussed the possible association between COVID-19 and Kawasaki disease. Making a correct diagnosis of Kawasaki Disease in a properly timely manner is really important in order to initiate an appropriate treatment and to prevent clinical deterioration and vascular complications.