Clinical characteristics and long-term outcome of acute myocarditis in children

@article{Abe2012ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and long-term outcome of acute myocarditis in children},
  author={Tadaaki Abe and Etsuko Tsuda and Aya Miyazaki and Hatsue Ishibashi-Ueda and O. Yamada},
  journal={Heart and Vessels},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={632-638}
}
The clinical course of acute myocarditis (AM) in children varies from being asymptomatic to causing sudden cardiac death. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical characteristics and the long-term outcome of AM in children. We enrolled 24 children (aged from 0.1 to 14.6 years, median 8.4 years), who were diagnosed as AM between 1978 and 2010. The… CONTINUE READING