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What is another name

Mucocutaneous lymphnode syndrome

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This leads to the formation of what

Aneurysm
MI

2

What defines an aneurysm

Weakness in the vessel wall

3

What is the cause

Infection of a specific virus
Toxins after an infection

4

What causes the inflammation

Antigen complexes bind to vascular endothelium

5

What does inflammation lead to

Platelet aggregation
Thrombi

6

5/6 criteria must be present

Fever
Conjunctivitis
Erythema of lips and tongue
Skin change of the extremities
Polymorphous rash
Cervical lymphadenopathy

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Which artery is the aneurysm usually in

Coronary artery

8

What is seen in the first phase

High fever
Extreme irritability
Swollen hands and feet
Conjunctivitis
Strawberry tongue
Red cracked lips

9

How long does stage 1 last

1-10 days

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When does stage 2 begin

When the fever goes down

11

What is seen in the second phase

Skin peeling
Increased platelets
Joint pain
Aneurysm

12

When does the 3rd stage begin

25th day

13

How long does the 3rd stage last

6-8 weeks

14

What lab value drops with the 3rd phase

ESR

15

What is the management

High dose aspirin
IV gamma globulin

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What is the aspirin dosage

80-100 mg/kg/day

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What is the purpose of IV gamma globulin

Decrease risk of aneurysms