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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: charmaine | 2005/12/01

Q.

cracking skin

5 year old male child skin is cracking on his hands. His fingers are swelling. The skin on the sides of his head is peeling, bleeding and cracking. What is the cause of this. Could I post a photo to you for diagnosis?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This could be due to a condition called Kawasaki's Disease. Please have him seen by a paediatrician and ask him/her if this is the diagnosis.

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Posted by: cracking & bleeding skin | 2005/12/02

What is the cause of this skin disease and how does one treat it?

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