TITLE

Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia Associated with Influenza Syndrome in a Young Girl -- A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Bashour, Tali T.; Wald, Steven
PUB. DATE
April 1987
SOURCE
Angiology;Apr1987, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p338
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ventricular arrhythmias in children with no demonstrable heart disease are rare. In a thirteen-year-old girl, a typical influenza syndrome was complicated by sustained ventricular tachycardia. Exercise tests, echocardiography, electrophysiological studies, and endomyocardial biopsy were negative. Viremia, fever, or medications may be responsible for this unusual complication.
ACCESSION #
16353672

 

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