Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and acute myocarditis in an immunocompetent patient.

  title={Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and acute myocarditis in an immunocompetent patient.},
  author={Camille Roubille and Anne-Sophie Brunel and G{\'e}rald Gahide and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Vernhet Kovacsik and Alain Le Quellec},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={49 2},
Acute viral infections can lead to heart inflammation, including acute myocarditis. We report a rare case of myopericarditis in a young immunocompetent adult, in a context of recent Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. The clinical presentation was an influenzae-like syndrome, classical for a CMV infection, without any chest pain or dyspnea, but a systematic exploration showed multiple inflammation-compatible myopericardial images on MNR-scan. The diagnosis of asymptomatic myopericarditis was… CONTINUE READING


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