SARS-CoV-2 Infection with Associated Rhabdomyolysis and Probable Myocarditis
  • Franco Murillo
    Clínica Anglo-Americana, Lima, Perù
  • Gastón Ramos
    Clínica Anglo-Americana, Lima, Perù
  • Jose Luis Del Pozo
    Clinica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  • Luis Manuel Valdez
    Clínica Anglo-Americana, Lima, Peru; Facultad de Medicina Humana, Universidad de Piura, Lima, Peru; Departamento de Medicina, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
  • Jorge Zagaceta
    Clínica Anglo-Americana, Lima, Peru; Departamento de Medicina, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru


SARS-CoV-2, rhabdomyolysis, myocarditis


We describe a patient with SARS-CoV-2 and severe pneumonia who required mechanical ventilation and developed associated rhabdomyolysis with probable myocardial involvement as evidenced by cardiac enzyme abnormalities and echocardiographic findings. Repeat testing should be done in cases highly suspicious for SARS-CoV-2 as initial molecular tests may be negative, as in our case.



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    Published: 2020-08-19
    Issue: 2020: Vol 7 No 9 (view)

    How to cite:
    Murillo F, Ramos G, Del Pozo JL, Valdez LM, Zagaceta J. SARS-CoV-2 Infection with Associated Rhabdomyolysis and Probable Myocarditis. EJCRIM 2020;7 doi:10.12890/2020_001867.