DISEASE RESEARCH PROGRAM The Kawasaki Disease Research Program
is a joint collaboration between the Department of Pediatrics at
the UCSD School of Medicine and the Children's Hospital of San Diego
DISEASE Kawasaki disease is a children's illness.
It is also known as Kawasaki syndrome or mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome.
It and acute rheumatic fever are the two leading causes of acquired heart
disease in children in the United States. American Heart Association.