Soongswang et al21 further assessed the use of serum cTnT and creatinine kinase-muscle and brain levels as non-invasive indicators to differentiate acute myocarditis
and chronic DCM in paediatric patients.
Patients in acute myocarditis
had markedly decreased LV systolic function (mean LV ejection fraction (LVEF) 40.4 [+ or -] 10.3% and fractional shortening (FS) 19.3 [+ or -] 4.2%) and ventricular dilation at baseline (left ventricular enddiastolic diameter, LVEDD 59 [+ or -]8 mm).
In patients with acute myocarditis
, it is important to consider the possibility of an associated skeletal myositis when suggestive symptoms are present.
- the commonest cause of cardiac failure in children.
This case illustrates acute myocarditis
complicated by ventricular fibrillation but with a clinical presentation mimicking acute lateral myocardial infarction.
She died from acute myocarditis
- an infection of the heart - on October 22.
Noninvasive imaging such as cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging has been shown to be reliable in the diagnosis and monitoring of disease progression in acute myocarditis
Reye's syndrome associated with acute myocarditis
and fatal circulatory failure.
Roubille et al., "MR delayed enhancement imaging findings in suspected acute myocarditis
," European Radiology, vol.
is typically sporadic, although clusters have been reported during outbreaks of viral disease (2,3).
Bruschi et al., "First successful bridge to recovery with the Impella Recover 100 left ventricular assist device for fulminant acute myocarditis
," Italian Heart Journal, vol.
Recently, we demonstrated that CB3 infection increases IL-113 and IL-18 levels in the heart during acute myocarditis
through IL-12R[beta]1 and TLR4 signaling (26).
In daily clinical practice, acute myocarditis
remains a challenge, as diagnosis may be difficult and is often missed due to its clinical heterogeneity .
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Scrub typhus complications can be manifested by ARDS, encephalitis, interstitial pneumonia, acute renal and/or hepatic failure as well as acute myocarditis
. Respiratory system involvement during scrub typhus ranges from 20-70% out of which ARDS is seen in 14% patients.