Acute Myocarditis in a Patient with Newly Diagnosed Granulom
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GPA, formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis, is a primary systemic small-vessel vasculitis, which typically produces granulomatous inflammation of the upper and lower airways, necrotizing glomerulonephritis in the kidneys, and is associated with a cytoplasmic pattern of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, with specificity against proteinase-3.Although clinically overt cardiac involvement in GPA is relatively rare, it is important to recognize, as adjunctive immunosuppression may be indicated.A 22-year-old woman recently diagnosed with granulomatosis with polyangiitis was admitted to the department of cardiology due to chest pain and shortness of breath....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4685110/
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