Non‐typhoidal Salmonella myocarditis: a disease manifestation not to be missed

Nilanthy Vigneswaran and Elaine Cheong
Med J Aust 2023; 218 (5): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51859
Published online: 20 March 2023

In April 2021, a 19‐year‐old man presented with a two‐day history of intermittent pleuritic chest pain and associated fevers. He reported symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting 48 hours after consuming tandoori chicken pizza eight days previously.

  • 1 Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT
  • 2 Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, NSW


We thank Thomas Gottlieb, Shelanah Fernando, Genevieve McKew and Timothy Gray for their contributions and involvement in management of the case. We also acknowledge Steve McDonald and Michael Chan for their contributions to analysis of medical imaging.

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