Kawasaki Disease is an illness characterized by inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body. It is most often accompanied by the following signs: fever; rash; swelling of the hands and feet; bloodshot eyes; red mouth, lips, and throat; and swollen lymph nodes in the neck. Kawasaki Disease affects children almost exclusively and most patients are under 5 years of age.
The Kawasaki Disease Clinic provides comprehensive services for infants and children with acute and convalescent Kawasaki Disease. The clinic is directed by Dr. Jane C. Burns and Dr. Adriana H. Tremoulet.
Hours of Operation:
Kawasaki Clinics are held
each Wednesday in the Cardiology Clinic. A Kawasaki Team Physician is available 24 hours a day for physician-to-physician consultations for suspected acute cases.
Clinic appointments: call
Physician-to-physician consultations: call Rady Children's Hospital operator at 858-966-1700 ext
0 to have the Kawasaki Team Physician paged.