Kawasaki Disease by the Numbers
Annual KD Cases in the United States
Annual U.S. KD Cases per 100,000
KD Cases at risk of coronary aneurysms
KD Cases for Children under 5 years old
The Symptoms of Kawasaki Disease
Strawberry Tongue and Red, Cracked Lips
Swollen Lymph Node in Neck
Red Palms/Soles and Swollen Hands/Feet
If your child has had a fever for at least five days, together with two or more of the symptoms listed above, ask your doctor whether he or she could have Kawasaki disease.
Kawasaki disease is a serious illness that causes inflammation in the coronary artery wall. If left unrecognized and untreated, it could cause serious damage to the heart. Highly effective treatment for Kawasaki disease is available.