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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE 11 ( November, 2019 ) > List of Articles


A Rare Presentation of Fulminant Viral Myocarditis Associated with H1N1: A Series of Four Cases

Teju P Thomas, Sudhaya Kumar, Ashok Anand, Rajagopal Kiran, Vincy Sabu, Abdul Gaffoor

Keywords : Fulminant myocarditis, H1N1 myocarditis, Viral myocarditis

Citation Information : Thomas TP, Kumar S, Anand A, Kiran R, Sabu V, Gaffoor A. A Rare Presentation of Fulminant Viral Myocarditis Associated with H1N1: A Series of Four Cases. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (11):538-541.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23288

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


The viral infection during influenza includes several complications like primary pneumonitis, ARDS, bacterial pneumonia, otitis media along with severe increase in the ongoing chronic conditions. Fulminant myocarditis as a primary manifestation of H1N1 is rare. We are reporting four cases that developed fulminant viral myocarditis caused by the H1N1 strain of influenza. These four cases were reported between October 2018 and November 2018, during the post-flood time in Kerala.

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