Kawasaki disease in Child
- Fever lasting at least 5 days (usually longer)
- Conjunctival injection without exudate
- Red lesions of the mouth or pharynx
- Acute hand and foot edema followed by peeling
- Polymorphous cutaneous eruption
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.
- Viral exanthems / 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)