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Child death in Disneyland due to congenital heart condition

A young boy died after being on a ride in Disneyland due to an undiagnosed heart defect that would have been present since his development as reported by an autopsy. He suffered a fatal heart arrhythmia which can be triggered by stressful events. The incident highlights why there is always a warning about experiencing a ride when pregnancy, heart problems, and musculoskeletal conditions.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters

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About: Child death in Disneyland due to congenital heart condition

Date: 15 November 2005

Source: Reuters

Author: Barbara Liston

URL: http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=domesticNews&storyID=2005-11-15T183109Z_01_EIC566596_RTRUKOC_0_US-LEISURE-DISNEY-RIDE.xml&archived=False

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