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Long term follow up of children with myocarditis treated by immunosuppression and of children with dilated cardiomyopathy
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    An Outbreak of Acute Myocarditis in Sri Lanka

    Dear Editor,

    I am the Consultant Cardiologist in the Uva province of Sri Lanka. During recent months I have been observing an increasing number of patients with acute myocarditis. The numbers are increasing at an alarming rate, total reaching 156 over three months. The trend is accelerating having 4-5 new cases daily.

    Cases are concentrated around Badulla, the main city of Uva province. Patients are betw...

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