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Fatal myocarditis with acute polymyositis in a young adult.
  1. A. Bhan,
  2. S. I. Baithun,
  3. P. Kopelman,
  4. M. Swash
  1. Department of Histopathology, Newham General Hospital, London, UK.


    A 21 year old woman presented with acute polymyositis associated with fatal myocarditis. The significance of cardiac involvement in polymyositis is discussed in relation to this unusually fulminant case.

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