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Certain numbers and shapes of chromosomes that are present in the cell nucleus of chromosomes

Kawasaki disease
lymph node syndrome

Potentially fatal inflammable disease; primary cardiac problem is the formation of local dilations (aneurysms) in the coronary vessels


Unusual or abnormal growth of scar tissue

Kent bundle

Accessory, i.e. additional pathway in the cardiac conductive system. Is found between an atrium and a ventricle, often causes premature activation (preexcitation, WPW sydrome)


A tight curl, twist or bend, e.g. of the pulmonary artery, the aortic arch, the homograft

Author(s): Kinderherzstiftung, Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Sticker, Hermine Nock
Last updated: 2009-04-28