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Acute Myocardial Dysfunction and Hypereosinophilic Infiltrative Myocarditis Secondary to New-Onset Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (JACC: Case Reports July 2021)
Description

Myocardial infiltration by eosinophils leads to myocardial inflammation and fibrosis, resulting in restrictive hemodynamics. We describe an uncommon presentation of eosinophilic predominant acute lymphoblastic leukemia that manifested with hypereosinophilic infiltrative myocarditis.

JACC Editor-in-Chief 
Julia Grapsa, MD, PhD, FACC

CME Editor 
Nadeen N. Faza, MD, FACC

Authors
Vanessa N. Ogueri, MD
Saurabh Agarwal, MD
Ranna A. Rozenfeld, MD

Important Dates

Date of Release: July 7, 2021
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: July 6, 2022

 

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Jul 06, 2022
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 ECME Credit
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