Giant Cell Myocarditis: Not Always a Presentation of Cardiogenic Shock

@inproceedings{Tompkins2015GiantCM,
  title={Giant Cell Myocarditis: Not Always a Presentation of Cardiogenic Shock},
  author={Rose O. Tompkins and William J. Cole and Barry P. Rosenzweig and Leon Axel and Sripal Bangalore and Anuradha Lala},
  booktitle={Case reports in cardiology},
  year={2015}
}
Giant cell myocarditis is a rare and often fatal disease. The most obvious presentation often described in the literature is one of rapid hemodynamic deterioration due to cardiogenic shock necessitating urgent consideration of mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation. We present the case of a 60-year-old man whose initial presentation was… CONTINUE READING