What Diseases Are Similar to Kawasaki Disease?

  • Medical Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

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What diseases have features that are similar to Kawasaki disease?

Doctor's response

Diseases with features that are similar to Kawasaki disease include:

Determining the proper diagnosis requires a complete history and physical examination with the aid of laboratory tests.

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Reviewed on 1/11/2018