Endomyocardial fibrosis: the first report from Malawi

N Kennedy, C Adamczick, E Molyneux

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Abstract

Endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF) is a restrictive cardiomyopathy of unknown aetiology previously unreported in Malawi. Six Malawian children (three males) aged between 12 and 16 years who presented with EMF in 2009/10 are described. Five were from the Southern Highlands.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)86-8
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2012

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Child
  • Echocardiography
  • Endomyocardial Fibrosis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Malawi
  • Male

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