Epstein-Barr Virus Myocarditis Presenting as Acute Abdomen in a Child: a Case Report

Authors

1 Medical College, Kolkata, India.

2 chakrabortyroshni6@gmail.com

3 Resident of Pediatrics, Medical College, Kolkata, India.

Abstract

Introduction
Epstein-Barr  virus  (EBV)  infection  can  present  with  a  variety  of  manifestation.
Case Report
 Here  we  present  a  case  of  a  7  year- old  immunocompetent  girl  who  came  with  acute  abdominal  pain ,  had  echocardiographic  evidence  of  myocardial  dysfunction  and  finally  was  diagnosed  as  a  case  of  serologically  proven  acute  EBV  infection.
Conclusion
Isolated  gastrointestinal  symptoms  can  be  a  presentation  of  Epstein-Barr  virus  myocarditis.

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