Cardiac magnetic resonance characteristics of acute myocarditis occurring after mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines immunization

Poland, 15 November 2021, Meyer-Szary et al, Cardiology Journal

Summary

Case series of 3 young patients with myocarditis following vaccination for covid-19 with Pfizer. All three subjects CMR revealed a similar pattern of myocardial injury found predominantly in the inferior and inferolateral segments. This corresponded to foci of late gadolinium enhancement (i.e., areas of predominantly irreversible myocardial injury) in the respective regions.

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