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Delayed Development of Dilated Cardiomyopathy in an Adolescent Following Electrocution
Rajesh Kulkarni, Sagar Vartak, Naresh Sonkawade, Aarti Kinikar.
Department of Paediatrics, B.J. Government Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Abstract
Electrical injuries frequently affect the cardiovascular system. Most of the patients have immediate devastating effects. Permanent myocardial injury or chronic cardiac disease following an electrocution is rare. We report a 10-year-old female with a history of electrocution who presented to us with dilated cardiomyopathy with severe left ventricular dysfunction.

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