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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 790-792

Eosinophillic myocarditis and coronary arteritis in a fatal case of asthma


Department of Pathology, Topiwala National Medical College and B Y L Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai- 400 008, India

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Gayathri Amonkar
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.72093

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Mortality is very unusual in the case of asthma. We recently came across a fatal case of asthma which showed a rare combination of unusual complications like eosinophilic myocarditis, coronary arteritis, biventricular cardiac hypertrophy, eosinophilic pneumonitis and pulmonary hypertension.


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