Cardiac manifestations of fatal enterovirus infection during the 1998 outbreak in Taiwan.

@article{Jan2000CardiacMO,
  title={Cardiac manifestations of fatal enterovirus infection during the 1998 outbreak in Taiwan.},
  author={S L Jan and C. S. Chi and Betau Hwang and Yun-Ching Fu and Ping Chen and S. C. Mak},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  year={2000},
  volume={63 8},
  pages={612-8}
}
BACKGROUND An outbreak of hand-foot-and-mouth disease caused by enterovirus infection occurred in Taiwan in 1998 and more than 70 infants and children with fulminant courses died. We compared the cardiac manifestations of fatal cases with patients who survived the enterovirus infection. METHODS A total 187 patients with enterovirus infection were treated at Taichung Veterans General Hospital between April and June 1998. Enterovirus infection was diagnosed by history, clinical features… CONTINUE READING