TITLE

Myocarditis after Smallpox Vaccination: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Saurina, G.; Shirazi, Syed; Lane, J. Michael; Daniel, Brenda; DiEugenia, Laura
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A 20-year-old airman (US Air Force) developed myocarditis 8 days after smallpox vaccination. He was treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, and his symptoms promptly resolved. However, postvaccinial myocarditis can lead to serious complications and even death.
ACCESSION #
10365007

 

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