Endomyocardial fibrosis in hypereosinophilic syndrome

Br J Cardiol 2014;21:120doi:10.5837/bjc.2014.030 Leave a comment
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An unusual case of endomyocardial fibrosis presenting secondary to idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome, diagnosed with the aid of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging. This case highlights how CMR imaging is a powerful addition to current non-invasive diagnostic tools, for early clinical diagnosis of eosinophilic endomyocardial disease, and may potentially obviate the need for cardiac biopsy in the future.

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