Granulomatous myocarditis


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Granulomatous myocarditis

Also called giant cell myocarditis, this noninfectious inflammation of the heart causes large areas of tissue death in the heart muscle, ventricular enlargement, and clots inside the heart chambers.
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On microscopic examination, a granulomatous myocarditis was observed, with coalescing intralesional granulomas characterized by a necrotic core that showed no evidence of dystrophic calcification.
On the basis of the above findings, a diagnosis of granulomatous myocarditis caused by C albicans was made.
The two entities at the top of the histologic differential diagnosis for cardiac sarcoidosis are idiopathic granulomatous myocarditis and idiopathic giant cell myocarditis.

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