A novel experimental model of giant cell myocarditis induced in rats by immunization with cardiac myosin fraction.

Abstract

It is suspected that autoimmune disease processes are involved in the pathogenesis of a part of giant cell myocarditis. However, evidence for autoimmunity has rarely been demonstrated in clinical investigations. In this study, we have demonstrated a new animal model of autoimmune myocarditis characterized by the appearance of multinucleated giant cells… (More)

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