Word! Kawasaki Disease for Kids
Kawasaki disease is pretty rare. Kids who have it may have a fever for up to two weeks.
Kawasaki Disease for Parents
Kawasaki disease is an illness that causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body. When symptoms are noticed early and treated, kids begin to feel better within a few days.
Word! K for Kids
OK, let's talk about all the medical and health terms that begin with "K."
Heart Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Health problems that can affect the heart.
Learn all about allergic reactions and other problems of the immune system.
Aortic Aneurysm for Parents
An aortic aneurysm is weak spot in the large artery that carries blood from the heart (the aorta). Kids who have one need regular checkups and care to prevent emergencies.
Cholesterol for Parents
Most parents probably don't think about what cholesterol means for their kids. But high cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease, which has its roots in childhood.
Blood Test: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) for Parents
An erythrocyte sedimentation rate test (ESR) detects inflammation that may be caused by infection and some autoimmune diseases.
Heart & Blood Vessels - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Learn about conditions that may affect the heart and circulatory system.
Heart Health Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Are you heart smart? Learn more about this amazing muscle, including how to care for kids with heart conditions.