Pathophysiologic studies in human rabies.

@article{Warrell1976PathophysiologicSI,
  title={Pathophysiologic studies in human rabies.},
  author={David A Warrell and N. Mcd. Davidson and Helen M. Pope and Wayne E. Bailie and James H. Lawrie and L. David Ormerod and Andrew Kertesz and Peter Lewis},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1976},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          180-90
        }
}
Six patients with proved rabies were studied with a combination of clinical, physiologic and pathologic technics. Three were given a type of intensive care but died with evidence of respiratory failure. Although circulatory failure did not develop in any of the six patients, three had supraventricular arrhythmias: interstitial myocarditis was found in one of these and rabies virus was isolated from the myocardium of another. Inspiratory muscle spasm was the dominant clinical feature in all… CONTINUE READING

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