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Kawasaki Disease


Early manifestations of Kawasaki disease include a polymorphous, erythematous, macular rash appearing on the trunk and perineal region with erythema, edema, and desquamation seen in the peripheral extremities (center) and acute myocarditis causing inflammation and thickening of the heart muscle (right). Coronary artery aneurysms may develop in the subacute phase of Kawasaki disease (left).