Student develops chest pains after a significant 'cold'

Ellis, Chris
June 2013
New Zealand Doctor;6/5/2013, p26
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 20-year-old student of New Zealand who presented with intermittent chest pain. The electrocardiography (ECG) reveals sinus rhythm, a normal axis, of 84 beats every minute. A cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan reveals a diffuse rim of inflamed myocardium on the left ventricle, but is not in the distribution of coronary, making a pericarditis diagnosis.


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