Could a Mystery Virus be the Culprit in Kawasaki Disease?
The number of Japanese suffering from Kawasaki syndrome, an autoimmune disease that mainly afflicts children and whose cause and cure remain unknown, has been steadily increasing, a recent nationwide survey showed. The total number of patients under
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Resistance to standard treatment with intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) appears to be more prevalent among children with Kawasaki disease. Note that additional.
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TOKYO (Kyodo) — The number of people suffering from Kawasaki syndrome, an autoimmune disease in which blood vessels become inflamed throughout the body, has been increasing in Japan over the years, a recent nationwide survey showed.