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Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 180, Issue 3, pp 753–755 | Cite as

Myopericarditis following Campylobacter infection

  • S. R. HullEmail author
  • M. P. Varma
Case Report

Abstract

Background

Myopericarditis can be caused by a wide range of infectious agents. There are a few reported cases implicating Campylobacter in the pathogenesis of myopericarditis.

Conclusions

We believe that this case report represents the first documented case in Ireland of myopericarditis associated with Campylobacter enteritis.

Keywords

Campylobacter Myopericarditis Enteritis Treatment Colchicine 

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© Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyErne HospitalEnniskillenUK

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