Sustained ventricular tachycardia in a paediatric patient with acute COVID-19 myocarditis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Although rare, children with active coronavirus disease 2019 are at risk of developing malignant arrhythmia. Herein, we present the first paediatric case of refractory ventricular tachycardia from acute fulminant myocarditis secondary to acute COVID-19 infection. This 5-year-old boy required venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support, but made a complete recovery without significant morbidity.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tseng, Y-S; Herron, C; Garcia, R; Cashen, K

Published Date

  • September 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1510 - 1512

PubMed ID

  • 33682655

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1467-1107

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/S1047951121000792


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England