Kawasaki Disease: The most common acquired heart disease in infants and toddlers

Researchers from the UK and Germany have published a study addressing Kawasaki Disease (KD).

  • KD is the most common acquired heart disease that mostly affects infants and toddlers.
  • ‘Delayed diagnosis and treatment results in coronary artery aneurysms in up to 25% of all affected individuals.’
  • Link to study:

https://bit.ly/2LdVHka

Further information from CHF’s Kawasaki Disease information sheet:

https://www.chfed.org.uk/how-we-help/information-service/heart-conditions/kawasaki-disease/