Case report indicates myocarditis as a possible complication of simian smallpox

Case report indicates myocarditis as a possible complication of simian smallpox

Doctors in Portugal report that a 31-year-old man with confirmed monkeypox developed acute myocarditis about a week after the rash of the characteristic skin lesions of the disease. “The case puts cardiac involvement as a possible complication of simian smallpox infection,” said in a press release, Dr. Ana Isabel Pinho, physician affiliated with the Department …

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