Myocarditis Related to Sepsis in Young Male

Harrison -, Agnita Irawaty, Ardian J. Saputra

Abstract

Sepsis is a complex disease and is the manifestation of the immune and inflammatory response to infection. Recent definitions recognize the importance of myocardial depression and include a low cardiac index (CI) or echocardiographic evidence of cardiac dysfunction as one of the diagnosis criteria of severe sepsis. We report a case of young male with septic shock, pneumonia, and acute myocarditis.

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