Fatal influenza myocarditis with incessant ventricular tachycardia

Nidhi Saraiya, Supriya Singh, Marilou Corpuz

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Abstract

Influenza myocarditis is an underappreciated and severe complication of influenza infection, estimated to be present in about 10% of all influenza cases. We present a case of a woman who precipitously died of fulminant influenza myocarditis and then review the historical data, literature and expert recommendations for suspecting and managing influenza myocarditis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere228201
JournalBMJ case reports
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • cardiovascular medicine
  • influenza

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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