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Polymyositis presenting as sick sinus syndrome
  1. Peter G. Reid,
  2. B. E. Griffiths,
  3. I. N. F. McQueen,
  4. J. J. Dalal


    A 39-year-old woman presented with palpitations, presyncope and muscular weakness. Electrocardiographic monitoring and electrophysiological studies confirmed the tachycardia-bradycardia form of the sick sinus syndrome and subsequent investigations including an endomyocardial biopsy demonstrated polymyositis as the cause.

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