Case Report:The report of cardiomyopathy and mid aortic syndrome in a HIV infected child

Manolya Kara


Cardiomyopathy is a serious complication of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Direct effects of HIV, cardiac autoimmunity, opportunistic infections (OIs), nutritional deficiencies (selenium) and severe immunesuppression have been implemented for HIV related cardiomyopathy (HIVAC) ; Elevated anti-alpha myosin antibodies in HIV infection cause cardiac autoimmunity, selenium deficiency leads to cardiomyopathy, myosite invasion and cytokine release cause myocarditis whereas zidovudine triggers reversible and dose dependent myocyte toxicity.

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