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A case for mnemonics : Answers


This child has Kawasaki Disease.

The helpful mnemonic for this diagnosis is CRASH and BURN.




C – Conjunctivitis w/ injection (nonexudative)

R – Rash- polymorphous, most often on trunk can be on palms and soles

A – Adenopathy – cervical, unilateral

S – Strawberry tongue

H – Hand and foot edema, desquamation

Burn – fever >102 for 5 days




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