Life-threatening dysrhythmias in varicella myocarditis.

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Journal Article

Varicella myocarditis is an unusual complication of a common childhood disease. Two patients with life-threatening dysrhythmias and circulatory failure are reported. One patient required permanent pacemaker implantation for acquired complete heart block, not previously described with varicella infection. Previously reported cases of varicella myocarditis are reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Woolf, PK; Chung, TS; Stewart, J; Lialios, M; Davidian, M; Gewitz, MH

Published Date

  • September 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 480 - 482

PubMed ID

  • 3621775

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3621775

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1938-2707

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-9228

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/000992288702600911

Language

  • eng