Volume 82, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We report two cases of myocarditis complicating acute schistosomiasis in returning travelers. Treatment with corticosteroids led to full recovery in both cases. Although the pathophysiology of this complication remains unclear, we recommend treating such patients with corticosteroids rather than praziquantel, which can be associated with clinical deterioration.


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  • Received : 13 Feb 2009
  • Accepted : 17 Oct 2009
  • Published online : 05 Mar 2010

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