Teenagers frequently experience chest pain. Rarely, though, is the symptom related to the heart. Nevertheless, such complaints should be brought to the attention of your pediatrician, who will diagnose the problem through process of elimination.
Kawasaki disease causes inflammation of the blood vessels; in some cases this includes the arteries of the heart. The cause of this serious disease is unknown, however the peak age of occurrence in the United States is between six months and five years.
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