Varicella Zoster Virus-Induced Complete Heart Block

Published:December 22, 2022DOI:
      Complete heart block (CHB) is usually caused by chronic myocardial ischemia and fibrosis, but can also be induced by bacterial and viral infections. The varicella zoster virus lies dormant in the dorsal root and autonomic ganglia and can be reactivated in the elderly and immunocompromised. We present a case of varicella zoster virus-induced Ccomplete heart block.


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