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Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome (MLNS)

Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, another name for Kawasaki syndrome. The name comes from the key symptoms of the disease, which involve the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat, the skin, and the lymph nodes.
Mentioned in: Kawasaki Syndrome
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