What are the possible complications of enteroviral myopericarditis?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Chronic dilated cardiomyopathy may result from past enteroviral infections, and cardiac transplantation may be required in severe cases.

In rare cases, chronic constrictive pericarditis develops 5 weeks to 1 year after resolution.


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