oa Central African Journal of Medicine - "Conjugal" Pericarditis in Bornholm disease

Volume 5, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



(1) The case histories of a husband and wife both suffering from an illness clinically indistinguishable from Bornholm disease, and complicated by pericarditis, are given. (2) Minor abnormalities persisted in the wife's electrocardiogram after two months. (3) The possibility of Coxsackie virus infection should be considered in cases of ""benign"" pericarditis.

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