0
Selected Reports |

Echocardiographic Follow-up of Chlamydia psittaci Myocarditis*

Arend F. L. Schinkel, MD; Jeroen J. Bax, MD, PhD; Ernst E. van der Wall, MD, PhD; Gé J. P. M. Jonkers, MD
Author and Funding Information

*From the University Hospital Leiden (Mr. Schinkel, and Drs. Bax and van der Wall), and Rijnland Hospital Leiderdorp (Dr. Jonkers), The Netherlands.

Correspondence to: Jeroen J. Bax, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Leiden, Rijnsburgerweg 10, 2333 AA, Leiden, The Netherlands; e-mail: Bax@cardio.azl.nl



Chest. 2000;117(4):1203-1205. doi:10.1378/chest.117.4.1203
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Chlamydia psittaci myocarditis has been infrequently reported. A case of serologically confirmed C psittaci myocarditis with dilated left ventricle and severely impaired left ventricular function is described. Serial echocardiograms demonstrated complete recovery after therapy. An early diagnosis has important prognostic implications.


Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Figures

Tables

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
CHEST Journal Articles
PubMed Articles
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543