Myopericarditis in a previously healthy adolescent male following COVID-19 vaccination: A case report

11 June 2021, Academic Emergency Medicine

Summary

Case of a previously healthy 16-year-old male who developed myopericarditis following the second dose of his Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, with no other identified triggers. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging showed normal biventricular volumes, morphology, and systolic function. However, there were signs of myocardial fibrosis, myocardial hyperemia, and a small pericardial effusion consistent with myopericarditis.

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