Ventricular aneurysm and myocarditis in a child with the hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome

I. B. El Noor, P. Venugopalan, W. J. Johnston, J. R.L. Froude

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Abstract

A 2-year-old Omani child with hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome (HIES) had a 5-week illness characterized by fever, heart failure and acute mitral regurgitation. Echocardiographic studies showed the evolution of an apical ventricular aneurysm during this illness.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)714-715
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1995

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Keywords

  • Eosinophilia
  • Hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome
  • Myocarditis
  • Ventricular aneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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