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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020, 8(12), 474-477
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-12-11
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A Case of Scrub Typhus with Multiple Eschars and New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation

Yoshimoto Takaaki1, and Yoshimoto Taiji2

1Hitachiota City Kegano Clinic, Hitachiota City, Ibaraki, Japan

2Department of Gastroenterology, Musashino Tokushukai Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Pub. Date: September 08, 2020

Cite this paper:
Yoshimoto Takaaki and Yoshimoto Taiji. A Case of Scrub Typhus with Multiple Eschars and New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020; 8(12):474-477. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-12-11

Abstract

We report a case of scrub typhus with multiple eschars and acute myocarditis with a new onset atrial fibrillation in a 53 year-old man. Eschar and cardiovascular complications of scrub typhus were discussed.

Keywords:
eschar myocarditis atrial fibrillation

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