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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp 862–863 | Cite as

Echocardiographic Detection of Early Myocardial Calcification in Acute Neonatal Myocarditis Due to Coxsackie Virus Type B

  • Khalfan Al Senaidi
  • Atilano Lacson
  • Ivan M. Rebeyka
  • Andrew S. MackieEmail author
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Keywords

Myocarditis Pericardial Effusion Mechanical Circulatory Support Acute Myocarditis Dystrophic Calcification 
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Supplementary material

Video 1 Two-dimensional echocardiogram at presentation: parasternal long-axis view showing multiple hyperechogenic foci in the interventricular septum and left ventricular posterior wall. (AVI 23515 kb)

Video 2 Two dimensional echocardiogram at presentation: Apical four chamber view showingmultiple hyperechogenic foci in the interventricular septum and left ventricular posteriorwall. (AVI 32323 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Khalfan Al Senaidi
    • 1
  • Atilano Lacson
    • 2
  • Ivan M. Rebeyka
    • 3
  • Andrew S. Mackie
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of CardiologyStollery Children’s HospitalEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Anatomic PathologyStollery Children’s HospitalEdmontonCanada
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryStollery Children’s HospitalEdmontonCanada
  4. 4.Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, 4C2 Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences CentreStollery Children’s HospitalEdmontonCanada

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