Category: K

Kawasaki Syndrome

Basics Description Kawasaki syndrome is an acute, self-limited, exanthematous febrile, vasculitic disease of young children, notable for its cardiac sequelae. Vasculitis affecting the coronary arteries can result in aneurysms or ectasia, further leading to...

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

Basics Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) was originally described in 1872 by a Hungarian dermatologist named Moritz Kaposi. Description Malignant condition characterized by vascular tumors in the skin and other organs, associated with human herpesvirus 8...