Myopericarditis Caused by H1N1 Virus Infection
Aytun Canga 1, Mehmet Bostan 2, Mustafa Cetin 2, Turan Erdogan 2, Yuksel Cicek 2
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1 Private Sincan Koru Hospital, Cardiology Department, Ankara, Turkey2 Rize University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Rize, Turkey

Abstract

A 25-year-old male patient, applied to emergency department with complaints of fever lasting for 3 days, non-productive cough and tachycardia. Troponin I level was 18 ng/ml. The patient had no previously known disease and was hospitalized in coronary intensive care unit. We presented a case of acute myopericarditis occurred after an acute influenza infection, caused by H1N1 virus that recently led to pandemics worldwide.

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Article Type: Case Report

EUR J GEN MED, 2013, Volume 10, Issue Supplement 1, 81-82

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82344

Publication date: 09 Jan 2013

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