Definition of mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome in English:

mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome


  • An acute illness of infants and young children characterized by fever, cervical lymphadenopathy, erythematous rash, and reddening, oedema, and desquamation of the hands and feet, and associated with a systemic vasculitis that may result in significant coronary artery lesions; also called Kawasaki disease.


1970s; earliest use found in The Lancet.