Acute myocarditis associated with Shigella sonnei gastroenteritis

Jeffrey S. Rubenstein*, Zehava L. Noah, Vincent R. Zales, Stanford I. Shulman

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We describe two patients with acute myocarditis temporally associated with an acute Shigella sonnei gastroenteritis. This association has not been described in children and should be considered in children with shigellosis who do not respond to rehydration theraples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)82-84
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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