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Case Study: Faucial Diphtheria Complicated with Myocarditis and Cardiac Failure

By Dr. Swapan Samanta and Dr. Malay Acharyya
Due to universal immunization, cases of diphtheria are rare now-a-days. Recently a 12-year-old male with incomplete vaccination history presented with a fever, sore throat and “bull-neck.” Investigations confirmed the diagnosis of…

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The impact of dengue fever on the heart

The alarming rise of dengue fever in India in recent years is a cause for serious concern. Dengue infection, though largely self-limiting is considered a dreaded disease because of its potentially fatal complications in a proportion of patients. Cardiac manifestations in dengue are reported infrequently but can be some of… 

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