Chest Pain in a Patient with Dengue Fever Resembling Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report

Authors

  • Sania Hoque Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Kurmitola General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Muhammad Touhidul Islam Khan Department of Internal Medicine, Kurmitola General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Tausiful Haque Intern Doctor, Department of medicine, Kurmitola General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v17i2.58378

Keywords:

Acute myocarditis, acute myocardial infarction, dengue fever

Abstract

Dengue is an arthropod-borne viral disease. Dengue fever may present with dengue hemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndrome. Now a days some atypical and rare manifestations are noticed involving liver, central nervous system and heart. Here we reported a case of dengue fever in 25 years young man having high level of cardiac biomarkers and ECG changes mimicking myocardial infarction initially but later on further evaluation of the case confirmed as acute myocarditis due to dengue fever.

JAFMC Bangladesh. Vol 17, No 2 (December) 2021: 99-102

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Published

2022-05-30

How to Cite

Hoque, S. ., Islam Khan, M. T. ., & Haque, T. . (2022). Chest Pain in a Patient with Dengue Fever Resembling Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report. Journal of Armed Forces Medical College, Bangladesh, 17(2), 99–102. https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v17i2.58378

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Case Reports