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Kawasaki's disease - edema of the hand

Kawasaki's disease - edema of the hand

Overview

Kawasaki's disease can produce various rashes and skin manifestations. This photograph shows mild swelling (edema) and redness associated with the disease. The hands and feet may be tender to touch and the skin may peel once the redness begins to fade.

Review Date 4/24/2017

Updated by: Gordon A. Starkebaum, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.