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Kawasaki disease outbreaks in COVID-19 era | Abstract
Internal Medicine: Open Access

Internal Medicine: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-8048

Abstract

Kawasaki disease outbreaks in COVID-19 era

Marco Marando* and Adriana Tamburello

Kawasaki disease (KD) is one of the most common pediatric vasculitis syndrome which mainly affects children less than 5 years of age and it is characterized by pathognomonic clinical manifestations and possible severe vascular complications. In this article we discussed the possible association between COVID-19 and Kawasaki disease. Making a correct diagnosis of Kawasaki Disease in a properly timely manner is really important in order to initiate an appropriate treatment and to prevent clinical deterioration and vascular complications.

Published Date: 2020-08-05; Received Date: 2020-05-06