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Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 247–249 | Cite as

Ventricular Aneurysm Complicating Neonatal Coxsackie B4 Myocarditis

  • S.  Hoi-shan Chan
  • K.S.  Lun
Article

Abstract.

A premature neonate suffered from disseminated Coxsackie B4 infection. Myocarditis and a coexisting persistent ductus arteriosus became complicated with recurrent atrial tachycardia and severe heart failure. She survived with satisfactory cardiac function. Ventricular aneurysm was detected on follow-up echocardiography.

Key words: Coxsackie B — Myocarditis — Atrial tachycardia — Ventricular Aneurysm — Neonate 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • S.  Hoi-shan Chan
    • 1
  • K.S.  Lun
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 30 Gascoigne Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, ChinaCN

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