Myocarditis Diagnosed in Twins


Ozdemir O., Hizli S., ABACI A.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.19, no.4, pp.413-416, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.413-416
  • Keywords: Congestive heart failure, Myocarditis, Twin, INFECTION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Myocarditis is inflammation of the cardiac myocytes. In the first 6 months of life, myocarditis is slow-progressing and Sudden death is common. It should not be forgotten that these patients can have intrauterine myocarditis.