Idiopathic giant cell myocarditis and cardiac sarcoidosis

@article{Blauwet2012IdiopathicGC,
  title={Idiopathic giant cell myocarditis and cardiac sarcoidosis},
  author={Lori A. Blauwet and Leslie Trumbull Cooper},
  journal={Heart Failure Reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={733-746}
}
Idiopathic giant cell myocarditis (GCM) and cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) are rare disorders that cause cardiomyopathy, often with ventricular arrhythmias or heart block. Infection, autoimmune processes, and genetics have all been implicated in the pathogenesis of these diseases, but the etiology for both diseases is likely a complex multifactorial process. Both… CONTINUE READING