Acute fulminating viral myocarditis: clinically mimicking ARDS

Authors

  • N K Sit Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
  • K Saha RMO cum Clinical Tutor , Department of Respiratory Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
  • A Bandyopadhyay RMO cum Clinical Tutor , Department of Respiratory Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
  • S Sarkar Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v11i3.11735

Keywords:

viral myocarditis, ARDS

Abstract

Viral myocarditis usually presented with influenza like manifestations, cardiac symptoms and signs related to myocarditis. We are presenting a case which was clinically mimicking acute respiratory distress syndrome but careful history taking with chest x-ray examination saves life of the patient

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v11i3.11735

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol. 11 No. 03 July12

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Published

2012-09-01

How to Cite

Sit, N. K., Saha, K., Bandyopadhyay, A., & Sarkar, S. (2012). Acute fulminating viral myocarditis: clinically mimicking ARDS. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 11(3), 227–230. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjms.v11i3.11735

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Case Reports