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Slovenska pediatrija 2018; 25: 17-23


Case report

MYOCARDITIS SECONDARY TO SALMONELLA INFECTION – A CASE REPORT

A. Nemec
Dispanzer za otroke, Zdravstveni dom Murska Sobota, Murska Sobota, Slovenija

D. Meglič
Otroški oddelek, Splošna bolnišnica dr. Jožeta Potrča, Ptuj, Slovenija

Abstract

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.

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