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2022 Feb

Eur Heart J Case Rep



Case report of -associated myopericarditis: rare case of cardiac involvement by a common gastroenteritis pathogen.


Miruzzi L, Callus A, Yamagata K, Cassar Maempel A
Eur Heart J Case Rep. 2022 Feb; 6(2):ytac043.
PMID: 35155987.


Myocarditis is caused by inflammation affecting the heart muscle. The usual aetiological factor is viral, especially in immunocompetent hosts and developed countries. is a common cause of bacterial gastroenteritis but has rarely been associated with myocarditis.