Serial clinical and electrocardiographic examinations were made on sixty four cases as typhoid fever. In nineteen cases [29.7%] the ECG's demonstrated significantly deviations from the normal.
Spontaneous gradual return to normal ECG pattern observed in most patients while recovering from the disease process. During the whole period of observation all the cases remained asymptomatic with the exception of one who manifested features suggestive of myocarditis. There was no relationship between clinical toxicity, electrolyte and enzyme alterations and ECG changes. Prognosis found to be independent to the ECG abnormalities. No fatalities occurred in this series of cases
Sabah M. Yacoub ,
The Heart in typhoid fever,
Iraqi Med. J. 1992;
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