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Case reports from the H1N1 influenza pandemic

Edited by: Prof Viroj Wiwanitkit

A thematic series published in Journal of Medical Case Reports.

  1. Myocarditis is rarely reported as an extra-pulmonary manifestation of influenza while pregnancy is a rare cause of cardiomyopathy. Pregnancy was identified as a major risk factor for increased mortality and mo...

    Authors: Karen Chan, David Meek and Indranil Chakravorty
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:314
  2. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis induced by viral diseases is a well recognized entity. Severe forms of H5N1 influenza are known to be associated with symptoms very similar to a reactive hemophagocytic syndr...

    Authors: Christophe Willekens, Aurélie Cornelius, Mary-Jane Guerry, Agnès Wacrenier and François Fourrier
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:280
  3. The influenza virus infection may be severe in non-immune people. Common complications of influenza virus include upper and lower respiratory tract infections, otitis media, myocarditis, acute respiratory dist...

    Authors: Rocco Urso, Nazario Bevilacqua, Marco Gentile, Daniele Biagioli and Francesco Nicola Lauria
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2011 5:132