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Table 1 Clinical findings useful for the diagnosis of classic Kawasaki syndrome: patients with fever lasting more than five days and refractory to antibiotics must have 4 of the following 5 signs

From: Kawasaki syndrome: an intriguing disease with numerous unsolved dilemmas

Polymorphous erythematous rash
Bilateral conjunctival injection without exudate
Changes in oral cavity and lips, including diffuse oropharyngeal hyperemia, strawberry tongue, lip swelling, fissuring, erythema or bleeding
Nonpurulent cervical lymphadenopathy (more than 15 mm in diameter, usually unilateral)