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5 Facts you should know about

Kawasaki disease

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A disease that involves inflammation of the blood vessels

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Kawasaki disease begins with a fever that lasts at least five days

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Other classic symptoms may include

red eyes, lips, and mouth; rash; swollen and red hands and feet; and swollen lymph nodes

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Sometimes the disease affects the coronary arteries, which can lead to serious heart problems

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Kawasaki disease occurs most often in people of Asian and Pacific Island descent

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