mucocutaneous lymph node disease

mucocutaneous lymph node disease n KAWASAKI DISEASE

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  • Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome — A syndrome of unknown origin that mainly affects young children. It causes fever, reddening of the eyes (conjunctivitis) and lips and mucous membranes of the mouth, ulcerative gum disease (gingivitis), swollen glands in the neck (cervical… …   Medical dictionary

  • mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome — noun an acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever; of unknown cause • Syn: ↑Kawasaki disease • Hypernyms: ↑disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome — n. Kawasaki disease, acute vasculitis that occurs mainly in children under 5 years of age that was first described in the late 1960 s by a Japanese pediatrician named Tomisaku Kawasaki that can cause coronary artery aneurysms or heart attacks and …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome — Kawasaki disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Syndrome, mucocutaneous lymph node — A syndrome of unknown origin, mainly affecting young children. It causes fever, reddening of the eyes (conjunctivitis) and lips and mucous membranes of the mouth, ulcerative gum disease (gingivitis), swollen glands in the neck (cervical… …   Medical dictionary

  • Болезнь Кавасаки (Kawasaki Disease), Синдром Кожнослизистых Лимфоузлов (Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome) — причины возникновения данного заболевания неизвестны; обычно оно развивается у детей в возрасте до пяти лет и проявляется повышением температуры, конъюнктивитом, болью в горле, генерализованными высыпаниями на теле, а также покраснением ладоней и …   Медицинские термины

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, Kawasaki — A syndrome of unknown origin, mainly affecting young children, causing fever, reddening of the eyes (conjunctivitis), lips and mucous membranes of the mouth, ulcerative gum disease (gingivitis), swollen glands in the neck (cervical… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kawasaki disease — This disease has nothing to do with the motor bike of the same name. It is a syndrome of unknown origin that mainly affects young children, causing fever, reddening of the eyes (conjunctivitis), lips and mucous membranes of the mouth, ulcerative… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kawasaki disease — mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome a condition of unknown cause affecting young children, usually less than five years old, and characterized by fever, conjunctivitis, a sore throat, and a generalized rash and reddening of the palms and soles.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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