Giant Cell Myocarditis

Common Name(s)

Giant Cell Myocarditis

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The Myocarditis Foundation

The Myocarditis Foundation is dedicated to providing information and support related to the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of myocarditis. The Myocarditis Foundation's mission is to educate physicians and the public about this disease, support the patients and their families who have been affected by myocarditis, and ultimately fund research to find ways to better diagnose, treat, and prevent myocarditis.

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Giant Cell Myocarditis" for support, advocacy or research.

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The Myocarditis Foundation

The Myocarditis Foundation is dedicated to providing information and support related to the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of myocarditis. The Myocarditis Foundation's mission is to educate physicians and the public about this disease, support the patients and their families who have been affected by myocarditis, and ultimately fund research to find ways to better diagnose, treat, and prevent myocarditis.

http://www.myocarditisfoundation.org

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Giant Cell Myocarditis" returned 37 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Giant cell myocarditis with epicardial and endocardial involvement: an autopsy case report with review of literature.
 

Author(s): Heena M Desai, Amonkar P Gayathri

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;56(1):67-8.

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2013

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Relapsing polychondritis complicated by giant cell myocarditis and myositis.
 

Author(s): Mari Watanabe, Hiroki Suzuki, Tomoka Ara, Midori Nishizuka, Mami Morita, Chisa Sato, Fumihiro Tsuchida, Hiroaki Takeda, Tomoya Kato

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(12):1397-402.

 

An 83-year-old man presented with a three-week history of dyspnea. The clinical features suggested a diagnosis of relapsing polychondritis (RP); however, the patient died of heart failure. An autopsy revealed active chondritis of the tracheal and bronchial cartilage. Furthermore, ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2013

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An unusual case of giant cell myocarditis missed in a Heartmate-2 left ventricle apical-wedge section: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Kim Anderson, Michel Carrier, Philippe Romeo, Guy B Pelletier, Mark Liszkowski, Normand Racine, Michel White, Anique Ducharme

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Herein we present a case of fulminant myocarditis in a woman previously treated for B-cell lymphoma. While the clinical context was suggestive of adriamycin-induced cardiomyopathy, the initial pathology of the Heartmate-2 apical core showed lymphocytic myocarditis. After 8 months ...

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2013

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The terms "Giant Cell Myocarditis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Giant cell myocarditis of fulminant evolution].
 

Author(s): M I Marquina, I Garrido, M L Avellanas, J Escós, M Zamora, T Mallor

Journal: Med Intensiva. ;36(6):451-3.

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2012

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[Giant-cell myocarditis simulating an apical myocardial infarct].
 

Author(s): M A Fernández, A M Alonso Gómez, F Arós, M Alfageme, A Torres, R Martín Durán

Journal: Rev Esp Cardiol. 1999 Dec;52(12):1162-4.

 

We present a case of a 57-year-old man with a giant-cell myocarditis that made its debut as a sustained ventricular polymorphic tachycardia interpreted in the context of old apical myocardium infarct, with a posterior evolution towards refractory heart failure, which finally needed ...

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2000

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study of Muromonab-CD3 and Cyclosporine in Patients With Giant Cell Myocarditis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myocarditis

 

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2005

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