Conduction disturbances and arrhythmias in cardiac sarcoidosis

Case report

Authors

  • Eurípedes Ferreira Araújo Mendes
  • Juan Carlos Pachón Mateos
  • Remy Nelson Albornoz Vargas

Keywords:

Sarcoidosis/Heart, Arrhythmias, Cardiac, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Abstract

The isolated cardiac form of sarcoidosis is infrequent. However, cardiac involvement in sarcoidosis is more prevalent and occurs in 5% of these patients. The diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis is a challenge because of non-specific manifestations, and the sensitivity and specificity of the diagnostic modalities are limited. This case report aimed to describe the case of a patient without previous diagnosis of sarcoidosis with arrhythmias and ventricular conduction disturbance compatible with cardiac involvement of the disease. A definitive pacemaker implant and corticosteroid therapy were chosen for the treatment.

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Published

01-10-2018

How to Cite

Ferreira Araújo Mendes, E., Pachón Mateos, J. C., & Nelson Albornoz Vargas, R. (2018). Conduction disturbances and arrhythmias in cardiac sarcoidosis: Case report. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, 31(4), 138–141. Retrieved from https://www.jca.org.br/jca/article/view/95

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Clinical Arrythmia

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