Kawasaki disease

Disease ID:1236
Name:Kawasaki disease
Associated with:1 target
1 immuno-relevant target
Synonyms
infantile polyarteritis | mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
Description
KD is an acute, self-limited vasculitis of infants and children. Evidence points to the importance of genetic factors in disease susceptibility and outcome.
Database Links
OMIM: 611775

Targets

Caspase 3
Comments:  Caspase 3 mutations confer susceptibility to KD.

Ligands

No ligand related data available for Kawasaki disease

References

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1. Onouchi Y, Ozaki K, Buns JC, Shimizu C, Hamada H, Honda T, Terai M, Honda A, Takeuchi T, Shibuta S et al.. (2010) Common variants in CASP3 confer susceptibility to Kawasaki disease. Hum. Mol. Genet., 19 (14): 2898-906. [PMID:20423928]