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Unformatted text preview: alled mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, is a febrile
generalized vasculitis of unknown origin. An acquired cell-mediated immunodeficiency disorder describes human
immunodeficiency virus infection. Option 2 (chronic multisystem autoimmune disease w/ inflammation of connective tissue)
describes systemic lupus erythematosus. Option 4 (autoimmune inflammation of the heart, joints, and SQ tissues) describes
92. Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki Disease ± In the acute stage, the child has a fever, conjunctival hyperemia, red throat,
swollen hands, rash, and enlargement of the cervical lymph nodes. In the subacute stage, cracking lips and fissures,
desquamation of the skin on the tips of the fingers and toes, joint pain, cardiac manifestations, and thrombocytosis occur. In the
convalescent stage, the child appears normal, but signs of inflammation may be present.
CHF ± The parents need to be instructed that if the child vomits after the digoxin is administered, they are not to repeat
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