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SADR-AMELI M, FOROOD A, SAFI F. INTERFERON INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY: CASE REPORTS. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1998; 12 (2) :181-183
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1029-en.html

From the Dept. of Cardiology. Shahid Rajaee Heart Hospital, Tehran, I. R. Iran.
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There are few reports concerning interferon induced myocardial dysfunction. A known case of multiple myeloma who was receiving interferon alpha (IFA) for 14 months was brought to the emergency room in frank: pulmonary edema. After treatment of heart failure and discontinuation of interferon alpha, he remained asymptomatic thereafter. Another case of chronic active hepatitis on IFA complained of dyspnea that became asymptomatic after cessation of IFA.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Heart