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Crash & Burn

Kawasaki disease is the number one acquired heart disease in children in the United States and Japan; 6000 are diagnosed with the disease per year, a vast majority of patients are children between 1 to 4 years old, and 25% of patients develop coronary artery aneurysms, a fatal heart disease, as a result when not caught by diagnosis.