Kawasaki, Tomisaku

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Tomisaku, 20th century Japanese pediatrician.
Kawasaki disease - a polymorphous erythematous febrile, sometimes epidemic, disease of unknown etiology occurring in children. Synonym(s): Kawasaki syndrome; mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
Kawasaki syndrome - Synonym(s): Kawasaki disease
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The Japanese pediatrician told them about the work of Tomisaku Kawasaki, now at the Japanese Red Cross Medical Center in Tokyo.
First reported in the 1960s by Doctor Tomisaku Kawasaki of Japan, Kawasaki syndrome affects almost every system in the body and is becoming increasingly common in the west.