Myocarditis as a Complication of Infantile Chlamydia trachomatis Pneumonitis

Richard E. Ringel, Laurence B. Givner, Joel I. Brenner, Shih Wen Huang, San Pin Wang, J. Thomas Grayston, Michael A. Berman

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The case is presented of an infant with chlamydia pneumonitis who developed clinical and electrocardiographic signs of myocarditis. No significant antiviral antibodies developed. Elevated antichlamydial IgG titers were demonstrated during the initial phase. These declined during convalescence. This report provides further evidence associating C. trachomatis with infectious myocarditis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)631-633
Number of pages3
JournalClinical pediatrics
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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