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

Bashour, Tali T.; Wald, Steven
April 1987
Angiology;Apr1987, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p338
Academic Journal
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.


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