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Fatal fulminant myocarditis caused by disseminated mucormycosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15367533     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute fulminant myocarditis is a critical clinical condition with sudden onset of severe congestive heart failure followed by severe haemodynamic deterioration. Instituting early left ventricular support may improve outcome and result in better long term survival. The case of an immunocompromised patient who developed acute fulminant myocarditis in the setting of disseminated mucormycosis is presented.
A Basti; S Taylor; M Tschopp; J Sztajzel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart (British Cardiac Society)     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1468-201X     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-15     Completed Date:  2004-10-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602087     Medline TA:  Heart     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Cardiology Center, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Anemia, Aplastic / microbiology*,  physiopathology
Brain / microbiology
Fatal Outcome
Heart / microbiology*
Immunocompromised Host
Kidney / microbiology
Liver / microbiology
Lung / microbiology
Mucormycosis / pathology*,  physiopathology
Pericarditis / microbiology*,  physiopathology
Skin / microbiology

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