EM in 5: Kawasaki Disease

Author: Anna Pickens, MD (@AnnaEMin5, Creator of EM in 5) // Edited by: Alex Koyfman, MD (@EMHighAK), Brit Long, MD (@long_brit), and Manpreet Singh, MD (@MprizzleER)

Welcome to this edition of EMin5 with Dr. Anna Pickens. Today she covers Kawasaki Disease. Enjoy the video!


Video

What is it, and what is the big concern?

What treatment is needed?

What do you look for, and how do you diagnose Kawasaki disease?

Conjunctivitis

Rash

Erythema to Palms/Soles

Cervical Adenopathy

Mucous Membranes

Timeline…

What about aneurysms?

What’s Incomplete Kawasaki Disease?

Evaluation

Treatment Basics:

Suggested/Further Reading:

Articles/Posts:

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