COVID 19 IS APPEARING AS A TRIGGER TO A KAWASAKI LIKE SYNDROME THAT IS CAUSING TOXIC SHOCK & CARDIAC ARREST IN CHILDREN. NOW NAMED AS PIMS DISORDER (PAEDIATRIC INFLAMMATORY MULTI ORGAN SYNDROME)
OVER 40 CHILDREN SEEN WITH THE CONDITION THAT PRESENTS ITSELF IN IT'S SEVERITY AFFECTING ALL THE ORGANS COMPARED TO CLASSIC KD.
KAWASAKI DISEASE IS A GENETIC PREDISPOSITION TRIGGERED WHEN THE CHILD COMES INTO CONTACT WITH AN AGENT CAUSING INFLAMMATION & IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE TO THE HEART IF NOT DIAGNOSED WITHIN 4 DAYS.
Kawasaki Disease tends to mostly strike children under the age of 5, initially manifesting itself with at least three of six symptoms and in many cases, this disease could cause serious damage to the heart (usually in the form of aneurysms caused by build up of inflammation to the coronary arteries of the heart).
Supporting children with misdiagnosed heart disease
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If your child has the following symptoms for more than 4 days ask the doctor for a heart scan by a pediatric cardiologist
A High Fever and loss of appetite
An Angry Rash
Red Bloodshot eyes
Red Cracked lips/strawberry tongue/sour mouth
Swollen lymph nodes in the neck
Peeling feet and hands
Some other symptoms such as irritability, moodiness, diarrhoea, vomiting, tummy ache and jaundice can be seen.