Giant Cell Myocarditis

Known as: Myocarditis, giant cell 
An often fatal inflammatory disorder that affects the myocardium. Morphologically, it is characterized by the presence of an inflammatory infiltrate… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Idiopathic giant cell myocarditis (GCM) and cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) are rare disorders that cause cardiomyopathy, often with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Giant cell myocarditis (GCM) is a rare and highly lethal disorder. The only multicenter case series with treatment data lacked… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Myocarditis is a disease with a variable clinical presentation, ranging from asymptomatic to a fatal outcome. Among the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
AIMS Myocarditis may be idiopathic, viral, and/or immune; frequency of these forms and prognosis are ill-defined. We aimed at… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Anomalies of naturally occurring CD4+ regulatory T cells (Treg) cause severe autoimmune/inflammatory diseases in humans and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Both celiac disease (CD) and myocarditis can be associated with systemic autoimmune disorders; however, the… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Giant cell myocarditis is a rare but devastating disease that usually affects young otherwise healthy individuals. Associations… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Idiopathic giant-cell myocarditis is a rare and frequently fatal disorder. We used a multicenter data base to define… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Anecdotal reports have shown that myocarditis can mimic acute myocardial infarction with chest pain, electrocardiographic (ECG… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
It is suspected that autoimmune disease processes are involved in the pathogenesis of a part of giant cell myocarditis. However… (More)
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