- •Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute, self-limited, febrile vasculitis typically seen in early childhood.
- •Pulmonary involvement is uncommon and is not part of the conventional diagnostic criteria.
- •Pulmonary opacities in KD are thought to represent a host response to the causative agent and resolve as patients recover.
- •Timely diagnosis of KD is vital in prevention of coronary artery aneurysms and potentially life-threatening consequences.
Abbreviations:CT (computed tomography)
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