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Table 2 Previous reports of Kawasaki disease in monozygotic twins

From: Simultaneous development of Kawasaki disease following acute human adenovirus infection in monozygotic twins: A case report

Author (country) Age (month) Sex Interval of onset Twin A Twin B Trigger
(Symptoms of KD/CAAa)
Fink HW. 1985 (USA) 10 female same day 6/− 6/− unknown
Hoshino K, et al. 1990 (Japan) 16 female same day 5/+ 5/− unknown
Kuijpers TW, et al. 2000 (Netherlands) 29 female 3 days 6/−a 5/− measles virus infection
Ide T, et al. 2007 (Japan) 13 female 1 day 6/− 4/− measles-rubella vaccine
Kottek A, et al. 2011 (USA) 18 male 2 days 5/− 3/− unknown
Zhang X, et al. 2013 (China) 2 female same day 4 / + 4/− unknown
  1. CAA coronary artery abnormalities, a transient dilation