Dispanzer za otroke, Zdravstveni dom Murska Sobota, Murska Sobota, Slovenija
Otroški oddelek, Splošna bolnišnica dr. Jožeta Potrča, Ptuj, Slovenija
Myocarditis, an inflammatory disease of the heart, is a rare disease in the paediatric population. It has a diverse aetiology. In the literature, only a few cases of the disease connected with bacterial enterocolitis are described. A 17-year-old boy with acute enterocolitis caused by Salmonella enteritidis infection, with myocarditis as a secondary complication, is presented in this case report.
Key words: myocarditis, acute enterocolitis, Salmonella enteritidis.