What are the stages of Kawasaki disease?

Updated: Jul 29, 2018
  • Author: Tina K Sosa, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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The clinical presentation of KD varies over time, with the clinical course conventionally divided into 3 stages: acute, subacute, and convalescent (see the image below). Some authors add a fourth, chronic, phase.

Clinical manifestations and time course of Kawasak Clinical manifestations and time course of Kawasaki disease.

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