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Chronic neonatal coxsackie myocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2539789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A baby girl, with a birth weight of 2540 g, developed myocarditis with gross, permanent myocardial calcification. The clinical course was progressively downhill, and she died at 14 months of age. Neutralisation antibody to Coxsackie virus group B1 rose from 1:80 after delivery to 1:1280 at age 5 months. The protracted course of this infant's disease represents a new clinical form of fatal neonatal Coxsackie virus group B infection.
A Goren; M Kaplan; J Glaser; M Isacsohn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  64     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-23     Completed Date:  1989-05-23     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  404-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neonatology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Calcinosis / etiology
Cardiomyopathies / etiology
Chronic Disease
Coxsackievirus Infections / complications,  transmission*
Enterovirus B, Human
Infant, Newborn
Myocarditis / etiology*,  pathology

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