Question 25
A young mother admits her 4 year old son to Accident and Emergency. The mother explains to the doctor that the boy has a high fever and swollen glands. Upon examination the doctor also concludes that the boy has strawberry tongue and conjunctivitis. The doctor advises a platelet count and also an ESR test. What could be a possible diagnosis?




Kawasaki disease is a rare condition that causes severe fever and inflammation in young children. It primarily affects children under five years of age, and it is more common in boys than in girls


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