Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 379--380

Severe enterovirus 76 associated acute encephalitis syndrome complicated by myocarditis and successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulins


Girish C Bhatt1, Komal P Kushwaha2, Tanya Sharma2 
1 Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER and Associated Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, B.R.D Medical College, Gorakhpur, U.P, India

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Girish C Bhatt
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Acute viral encephalitis is known to be caused by a wide range of viruses including enteroviruses. Here, we describe a case of 2-year-old patient of acute encephalitis syndrome from Japanese encephalitis endemic area, which was provisionally diagnosed as JE viral encephalitis but subsequently worked up for enterovirus due to atypical clinical presentation such as moderate grade fever, hypotonia, and hepatosplenomegaly along with ECG findings suggestive of myocarditis, which was successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulins.


How to cite this article:
Bhatt GC, Kushwaha KP, Sharma T. Severe enterovirus 76 associated acute encephalitis syndrome complicated by myocarditis and successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulins.Ann Trop Med Public Health 2012;5:379-380


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Bhatt GC, Kushwaha KP, Sharma T. Severe enterovirus 76 associated acute encephalitis syndrome complicated by myocarditis and successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulins. Ann Trop Med Public Health [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Oct 24 ];5:379-380
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