SAN DIEGO – San Diego County issued a warning to parents and doctors on Thursday of an increase in the incidence of rare illness transmitted by the wind called the Kawasaki disease
Sixteen Children U San Diego has been diagnosed since the beginning of 201
Symptoms of the disease include "fever, rash, edema of the arms and legs, swollen eyes, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, red rocks, lips and throat," states the county. "Peeling of fingers and legs occurs in many patients after as the fever diminished. "
If the disease is not treated, about a quarter of children with Kawasaki's aneurysms of coronary arteries -" bulb-protrusion of cardiac vessels – this can lead to heart attacks, heart failure or sudden death, according to officials. "We are warning health workers and parents today to raise awareness." Studies also indicate that Asians and Pacific islands may have an increased risk of contracting the disease. disease, visit the Kawasaki Center for Disease Control and Prevention website or the website of the Kawasaki Disease Center for Research .