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Clinical Criteria: Sensitivity and Specificity

Introduction: None written. Excerpt from the entry in Kawasaki Disease:
as above, fever for 5 days plus at least 4/5:
  • Bilateral conjunctival injection
  • Changes of the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract: injected pharynx; injected, fissured lips; strawberry tongue
  • Polymorphous rash
  • Changes of the extremities: peripheral oedema, peripheral erythema, periungual desquamation
  • Cervical adenopathy
  • Mimics (from the J Peds article) include measles and group A Strep

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    Associated Diagnoses:

    Kawasaki Disease

    90% sensitive, 54% specific