Dilated Cardiomyopathy due To Coxsackie-B Virus Myocarditis: A Case Report

  • Nurun Nahar Fatema Begum Head of the Department of Paediatrics, CMH, Dhaka
  • Md Rabiul Hossain Ex-Director General Medical Services, Bangladesh Armed Forces, Dhaka
  • Md Ferdousur Rahman Sarker Classified Specialist in Paediatrics, CMH, Dhaka
Keywords: Dilated cardiomyopathy, Coxsackie-B virus, Myocarditis.

Abstract

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a rare disorder which may be caused by diverse reasons. Many of them are idiopathic also. The article reports a case of DCM resulting from acute Coxsackie virus myocarditis. Antibody to Coxsackie-B virus was positive from a lab of United States of America. This is first case report of Coxsackie-B virus myocarditis (proven) led to cardiomyopathy in Bangladesh.

Journal of Armed Forces Medical College Bangladesh Vol.13(1) 2017: 131-133

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2017-04-23
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Begum, N. N., Hossain, M. R., & Sarker, M. F. (2017). Dilated Cardiomyopathy due To Coxsackie-B Virus Myocarditis: A Case Report. Journal of Armed Forces Medical College, Bangladesh, 13(1), 131-133. https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v13i1.41074
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