toddler with cleft mitral valve exposed to coxsakie
My 26 month old had an ASD corrected 18 months ago through open heart surgery. She has a single atrioventricular valve instead of a mitral and tricuspid. Instead of rebuilding the valve during her OHS, her surgeon opted to stitch it, leaving a small leak.
My son has coxsakie virus (hand, foot, mouth disease) which I am told CAN lead to myocarditis in rare cases.
Is this something I should be concerned about with her mitral valve? Would it be worth putting her on prophalatic antibiotics?
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