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|Title:||Right ventricular cardiomyopathy meeting the arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia revised criteria? Don't forget sarcoidosis!|
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
|Citation:||Korean J Radiol.;(16)3:668-72|
|Abstract:||A 53-year-old woman was referred for ventricular fibrillation with resuscitation. A CT-angiography showed signs of a right ventricular enlargement without obvious cause. A cardiac MRI demonstrated a dilated and hypokinetic right ventricle with extensive late gadolinium enhancement. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) was suspected according to the "revised ARVD task force criteria". An endomyocardial biopsy was inconclusive. The patient developed purulent pericarditis after epicardial ablation therapy and died of toxic shock syndrome. The post-mortem pathologic examination demonstrated sarcoidosis involving the heart, lungs, and thyroid gland.|
|Appears in Collections:||Fundaciones e Institutos de Investigación > IIS H. General U. Gregorio Marañón > Artículos|
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