Isolated Giant Cell Myocarditis in the Atrium: An Incidental Finding?
Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2006
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Volume 29, Issue 10, pages 1179–1180, October 2006
How to Cite
AHMAD, I., CRAIG MILLER, D., BERRY, G. J., HSIA, H. H., WANG, P. J. and AL-AHMAD, A. (2006), Isolated Giant Cell Myocarditis in the Atrium: An Incidental Finding?. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 29: 1179–1180. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2006.00512.x
- Issue online: 12 OCT 2006
- Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2006
- Received February 8, 2006; accepted March 11, 2006.
- atrial fibrillation;
- gian cell myocarditis;
- atrial myopathy
Giant cell myocarditis (GCM) is an uncommon disorder that affects ventricular myocardium causing severe left ventricular dysfunction and ventricular arrhythmias. We report a case of GCM that only affected the atrium sparing the ventricle.