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:


Further information from CHF’s Kawasaki Disease information sheet:


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