Based on our literature review, the authors of this report conclude that this patient likely either had a STEMI related to a transient coronary vasospasm or myopericarditis
, related to an acute infectious colitis that was likely viral in nature.
Tayebi, "Fulminant myopericarditis
in an immunocompetent adult due to pandemic 2009 (H1N1) influenza A virus infection," Infectious Diseases, vol.
Initial dose effect of 5-fluorouracil: Rapidly improving severe, acute toxic myopericarditis
. Am J Emerg Med.
is a primarily pericardial inflammatory syndrome occurring when clinical diagnostic criteria for pericarditis are satisfied and concurrent mild myocardial involvement is documented by elevated biomarkers of myocardial damage (i.e., increased troponins).
The main mechanism suggested for cardiomyopathy is myocarditis and myopericarditis
by direct toxicity or allergic reaction.
Striking temporally dynamic ECG changes associated with recurrent chest pain in a case of myopericarditis
. BMJ Case Rep 2013.
was considered and colchicine was added to his treatment.
with focal ECG findings mimicking acute myocardial infarction.
Acute infection with other strains of influenza has been associated with numerous cardiac complications, including myocardial infarction, myopericarditis
, arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, and sudden death.
High risk In-ICCU mortality: 24.3% (3.6% of admissions) Cardiac arrest 51.8 Shock 36 Endocarditis 13.3 Pulmonary embolism 8.8 Aortic dissection 8.3 STE ACS 5.1 Intermediate risk In-ICCU mortality: 3.2% (75.6% of admissions) Heart failure 3.7 VT/VF 3.1 NSTE ACS 2 Bradyarrhythmias 1.5 Post-PCI/surgery 0.7 Low risk In-ICCU mortality: 0.2% (20.8% of admissions) Chest pain 0.4 AF/SVT 0 Syncope 0 Myopericarditis
0 Post-EF procedure 0 Tamponade 0 Stable CAD 0 Note: Table made from line graph.
A description of an unusual case of Sweet's Syndrome associated with myopericarditis
, acral involvement, and atypical histiocyte-rich histologic findings on skin biopsy is presented herein.
Coxsackie virus B detection in cases of myocarditis, myopericarditis
, pericarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in hospitalized patients.