Maternal / Newborn Question #39

Question

The nurse is caring for a pediatric client with a new diagnosis of Kawasaki’s disease. During assessment, the nurse confirmed which clinical manifestations of the disease? Select all that apply.

Answers

  1. Diarrhea
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  2. Thrombocytosis
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  3. Joint pain
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  4. Swollen lymph nodes
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Explanation

The correct answers are A, C, D. Diarrhea is a clinical manifestation of Kawasaki’s disease, Joint pain is present, and swollen lymph nodes are often present. Thrombocytosis is not a clinical manifestation of the disease. The disease is inflammatory and involves skin, mouth, lymph nodes, and may affect the heart.

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