Pearls from Dr. Barry Fine

22 yo man with diffuse rash and chest pain found to have elevated troponins consistent with myocarditis and Rickettsialpox


  • EKG Findings in Acute Pericarditis 

    Posted 04/24/17 09:54:38 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Eosinophilic myocarditis - characterized by predominantly eosinophilic infiltrate, can occur in association with malignancy, hypersensitivity myocarditis, endomyocardial fibrosis, idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome, and with parasite infection (Loeffler endocarditis)

    Posted 04/24/17 10:13:14 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Major Causes of Myocarditis

    Posted 04/24/17 10:18:19 AM by Anna Krigel

  • Rickettsialpox

    Posted 04/24/17 10:22:50 AM by Anna Krigel

  • For further reading...

    JUPITER Trial (NEJM) 
    Myocarditis Review (NEJM)

    Posted 04/24/17 10:23:42 AM by Anna Krigel

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