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Fatal myocarditis associated with peritonsillar abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6573549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case report of a patient with tonsillitis and peritonsillar abscess, who subsequently developed fatal myocarditis, is presented. The clinical course and pathological findings are outlined. The rare association of tonsillitis and pharyngitis with non-rheumatic, non-diphtheritic, non-fatal myocarditis was recognized and reported in the pre and early antibiotic era. The present reported case is only the second recent description of fatal myocarditis associated with tonsillitis, and the first ever reported in the English Otolaryngologic literature.
Authors:
R I Dickson; F J Roberts; F J Frederick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0023-852X     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  1983 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-06-10     Completed Date:  1983-06-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  565-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Heart Arrest / etiology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocarditis / etiology*,  pathology
Myocardium / pathology
Peritonsillar Abscess / complications*,  pathology
Tonsillitis / complications*

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