Kawasaki Syndrome Symptoms, Stages & Treatment



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Symptoms. Kawasaki disease symptoms appear in phases. Signs and symptoms of the first phase may include:

  • Fever which often is higher than 102.2 F (39 C) and lasts more than five days
  • Extremely red eyes (conjunctivitis) without a thick discharge
  • A rash on the main part of the body (trunk) and in the genital area
  • Red, dry, cracked lips and an extremely red, swollen tongue (strawberry tongue)
  • Swollen, red skin on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet
  • Swollen lymph nodes in the neck and perhaps elsewhere
  • Irritability