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: Vol 7 No 9 (view)

    Section: Articles

    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.