Scrub Typhus Presenting as Acute Myocardial Infarction.

Dhiman, P and Sharma, A and Raina, R and Madhabhavi, I and Gupta, S (2012) Scrub Typhus Presenting as Acute Myocardial Infarction. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Scrub Typhus, or tsutsugamushi disease is a febrile illness caused by bacteria of the family Rickettsiaceae and named Orientia tsutsugamushi. Recently it has been found to endemic in Subhimalayan region of India. Scrub typhus affects skeletal muscles, skin, lungs, kidneys, brain and cardiac muscles.We report a rare case of scrub typhus presenting as acute myocardial infarction.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Scrub typhus; Myocardial infarction
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:8921
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:04 May 2013 23:08
Last Modified:04 May 2013 23:08

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