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Tomisaku Kawasaki - bibliography

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Japanese paediatrician, born 1925, Tokyo.


  • Pediatric acute febrile mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome with characteristic desquamation of fingers and toes: my clinical observation of fifty cases.
    The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Baltimore, 2002, 21: 1-38.
  • General review and problems in Kawasaki Disese.
    Japanese Heart Journal, Tokyo, 1995, 36: 1-12.

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