Today was a very interesting day. Saw lot of interesting patients. One of them is a patient with Kawasaki's Disease. It is the most commonly diagnosed pediatric vasculitis in the world. Following diagram sum up the clinical features of a patient with Kawasaki's Disease.
Main aim of treatment is to reduce inflammatory response and to prevent platelet activation, thus to prevent formation of coronary artery aneurysms and coronary artery disease. Treatment is commenced with Intravenous Immunoglobulines and high dose aspirin for variable periods of time.