CASE OF THE WEEK
|NUMBER 20-04: It's not ARVD!||NUMBER COVID 20-01: CMR Findings in COVID-19 Associated Myocarditis|
|A 20 year old man with past medical history of spontaneous left pneumothorax presented with atypical chest pain, palpitations and lightheadedness. His transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) showed normal left ventricle ejection fraction (LVEF), with prominent right ventricle (RV) trabeculations with mildly reduced right ventricular function, and right ventricular dilation.||A 36 year old woman was admitted with pleuritic chest pain in the context of an acute COVID-19 infection. She was diagnosed with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) by a positive reverse transcriptase PCR. Troponin-I was elevated at 13 ng/mL, and the D-dimer and other inflammatory biomarkers were elevated. She had a normal ECG with normal sinus rhythm, normal intervals, and no ST-T wave changes.|
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