What is FEBRILE in regard to Kawasaki disease?

Updated: Jul 29, 2018
  • Author: Tina K Sosa, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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The acronym "FEBRILE" is used to remember the criteria as follows:

  • Fever

  • Enanthem (mucous membrane rash)

  • Bulbar conjunctivitis

  • Rash

  • Internal organ involvement (not part of the criteria)

  • Lymphadenopathy

  • Extremity changes


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