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Sudden cardiac arrest in adolescence: the case of ventricular fibrillation 11 years after presenting with Kawasaki's disease
  1. Brian Halliday,
  2. Francis Murgatroyd,
  3. Donald Whitaker,
  4. Rafal Dworakowski
  1. Department of Cardiology, King's College Hospital, King's Health Partners, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Rafal Dworakowski, Consultant Cardiologist, Kings College Hospital, Kings Health Partners, Denmark Hill, SE5 9RS London, UK; rdworakowski{at}

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A previously asymptomatic, 16-year-old male from China presented following a cardiac arrest. He had a past medical history of Kawasaki's disease with no known sequelae. Following 6 min of bystander resuscitation, a 200J DC shock was delivered for VF, with return of circulation. An ECG …

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