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García HRA, Espinosa RF, Rivero SL
Dengue fever myocarditis
Rev cubana med 2013; 52 (2)

Language: Español
References: 7
Page: 135-138
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Dengue is an arbovirus transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito that produces the clinical picture of classical dengue fever, hemorrhagic dengue fever and dengue shock syndrome. In an isolated form, cases of myocarditis are reported. We presented a case about a patient with antecedents of classical dengue fever and chest pain associated to electrocardiograph changes who was admitted to this hospital presenting a probable acute coronary syndrome. Myocarditis following dengue fever was clinically diagnosed.

Key words: classical dengue fever, myocarditis following dengue fever, acute coronary syndrome.


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