27 year-old male with no significant past medical
history developed chest pain and diffuse ST elevation on
EKG with elevated troponins following a recent viral
gastroenteritis. His cardiac function continued to
decline and a myocardial biopsy was performed.
staining ( Figures A, B, C) show
predominant interstitial edema and lymphocytic infiltration with myocyte
damage and necrosis (Figures A, B, C). Trichrome staining
(Figure D) highlights
the myocyte necrosis.
December 13, 2019