Malarial Myocarditis: A Rare Complication of Plasmodium vivax: Case ReportSandeep Kumar*, Srikant Behera and Adil Ahmad Khan
Department of Medicine, Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical college, AMU, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Sandeep Kumar
Department of Medicine, Jawahar Lal
Nehru Medical college, AMU, India
Received date: February 14, 2017; Accepted date: March 20, 2017; Published date: March 25, 2017
Citation: Kumar S, Behera S, Khan AA (2017) Malarial Myocarditis: A Rare Complication of Plasmodium vivax: Case Report. J Clin Case Rep 7:945. doi:10.4172/2165-7920.1000945
Copyright: © 2017 Kumar S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Malaria is one of the commonest parasitic diseases in the tropical countries like India. Complications of P. falciparum malaria are well recognised, but the complications of P. vivax malaria still continues to give us surprises. Myocardial involvement is a very rare complication of P. vivax infection. In this context, we report a case of P. vivax induced myocarditis and sinus exit block in our patient with review of the literature related to this rare entitiy.