Kawasaki disease in Child
- Bilateral bulbar conjunctival injection without exudate
- Oral mucosa changes: cracked lips, "strawberry tongue," or diffuse erythema of the mucosae
- Changes in the extremities: erythema, induration, or periungual peeling
- Cervical lymphadenopathy (greater than 1.5 cm diameter)
For more information, see OMIM.
M30.3 – Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome [Kawasaki]
75053002 – Kawasaki disease
- Toxic shock syndrome – Most often has focal cutaneous skin infections, abscesses, infections associated with nasal packing, or a history of recent surgical procedures.
- Erythema multiforme – Presents with symmetrically distributed target lesions. Patients frequently have coexisting herpes orolabialis.
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae-induced rash and mucositis (MIRM) - Characterized by prominent mucositis and a sparse eruption that may be polymorphous in association with underlying Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.
- Viral exanthem / measles – Patients often display an exudative conjunctivitis and Koplik spots within the oral mucosa.
- Scarlet fever – Patients respond to anti-streptococcal antibiotic therapy.
- Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome – Presents with erythema and desquamation accentuated within skin folds.
- Distinguishing drug reactions (eg, Stevens-Johnson syndrome) – A careful drug history is critical.
- Fifth disease (erythema infectiosum)
- Sexual abuse in cases with anogenital involvement
Last Updated: 08/09/2018