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Kawasaki Disease by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm What Is Kawasaki Disease? Kawasaki (KAH-wah-SAH-ke) disease is a rare childhood disease. It's a form of a disease called vasculitis (vas-kyu-LI-tis). In Kawasaki disease, the walls of the blood vessels throughout the body become inflamed. The disease can affect any type of blood vessel in the body, including the arteries, veins, and cap ... Read on »
Public Awareness Announcement on Kawasaki Disease by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Jan 2012 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Editor’s note:  I received this from a good friend of mine.  They are a home birthing, organic green family.  My own son has a congenital heart defect .  Rare conditions effect all of our children, no matter how we try to protect them f ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Kawasaki disease by nih.gov Posted Wed 20 Jul 2011 2:25pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed June 2011 What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki disease is a sudden and time-limited (acute) illness that aff ... Read on »
Mercury and Tremor by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Thu 27 Oct 2011 6:40pm Mercury and Tremor by Jeffrey Dach MD Jim, a 53 year old violinist presented with a chief complaint of hand tremor. He is unable to hold the violin bow properly and lost his job with the symphony.  A number of neurologists examined Jim, and told him he has an "essential trem ... Read on »
Pregnancy and the flu– what are the risks? by rita359 Posted Sun 06 Jan 2013 8:17am Just recently, Kelly Preston, actress and wife of John Travolta, admitted that her oldest son Jett, who tragically passed away 3 years ago, was suffering from autism and Kawasaki disease . She has shared her regret of taking antibiotics during her pregnancy with him, and following a pretty heavy schedule at the time, and points out that she thi ... Read on »
Kawasaki Disease is a Type of Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 5:02pm The recent death of John Travolta’s son, Jett, has highlighted an uncommon disease known as Kawasaki disease. According to the Arthritis Foundation, Kawasaki disease is one of over 100 types of arthritis. What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki disease is a form of vasculitis, or inflammation of the blood vessels. It typically develops in young ... Read on »
Kawasaki Disease by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 5:12pm When news broke out about the death of John Travolta's 16-year-old son Jett after hitting his head on the bathtub, toilet seat, or both on January 2, and after reports that the young Travolta had a history of seizures, searches on "Kawasaki disease" on the Internet skyrocketed as people picked up on reports that Jett had suffered from the disea ... Read on »
Paucis Verbis: Kawasaki Disease by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 23 Mar 2012 6:00am Kawasaki Disease can be easy to diagnose when you have the pediatric patient, who presents with all 5 of the classic clinical findings. What happens when you have the prerequisite fever for ≥5 days, but only 2-3 clinical criteria? What ARE the 5 classic findings?  When do you do waitful watching? When do you perform an echo?  ... Read on »
Jett Travolta's fatal seizure unlikely related to Kawasaki's disease by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:01pm Everyone has heard about the tragic death of 16-year-old Jett Travolta (pictured with his dad, actor John Travolta) presumably as a result of a prolonged seizure. It's also public knowledge that Jett Travolta suffered from Kawasaki's disease. It's unclear that there was a connection between Kawasaki's disease and his seizure disorder. There's so ... Read on »
Best Post of January '09: Jett Travolta's fatal seizure unlikely related to Kawasaki's disease by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 25 Mar 2009 3:13pm The Jett Travolta Foundationhas been set up to help kids with various impairments since I published the following post on January 11, 2009: Everyone has heard about the tragic death of 16-year-old Jett Travolta (pictured with his dad, actor John Travolta) presumably as a result of a prolonged seizure. It's also public knowledge that Jett Tra ... Read on »