Miocardite in corso di legionellosi. Descrizione di un caso

Translated title of the contribution: Myocarditis due to Legionella pneumophila. A case report

E. Astorri, G. Manzetti, C. Emanuelli, C. Bianchi, A. Garini, P. Fiorina

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Abstract

Cardiac involvement during Legionnaires' disease has been rarely described; few cases of myocarditis, pericarditis and endocarditis were reported. We describe a case of myocarditis associated to pneumonia, with high antibody title suggesting a disease due to Legionella pneumophila. The patient had severe myocardial damage, with overt heart failure and important ECG and Doppler-echocardiographic abnormalities, without associated multiorgan involvement.

Translated title of the contributionMyocarditis due to Legionella pneumophila. A case report
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)429-431
Number of pages3
JournalMinerva Cardioangiologica
Volume44
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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