Tomisaku Kawasaki

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Tomisaku Kawasaki (川崎 富作, Kawasaki Tomisaku, February 7 1925 – June 5 2020) was a Japanese pediatrician. Kawasaki first observed the autoimmune disease now named after him as Kawasaki disease in 1960.[1] He published a description in Japanese in 1967, and a description in English in 1974.[2][3]

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  1. "Puzzling Peril for the Young". TIME Magazine. U.S. Edition. 116 (8). August 25, 1980. Retrieved 2009-01-24.
  2. "Kawasaki Disease: Overview - eMedicine". Retrieved 2009-01-04.
  3. Kawasaki T (March 1967). "[Acute febrile mucocutaneous syndrome with lymphoid involvement with specific desquamation of the fingers and toes in children]". Arerugi (in Japanese). 16 (3): 178–222. PMID 6062087.