Cardiac sarcoidosis - The value of magnetic resonance imaging: A case report and brief review of the literature

Smedema J.P. ; Doubell A.F. (2000)


This report describes the management of a 40-year-old woman presenting with recurrent monomorphic ventricular tachycardias secondary to cardiac sarcoidosis. She was managed with a combination of steroids, azathioprine and mexiletine. Magnetic resonance imaging proved to be of great help in diagnosing this condition as well as in following up the response to therapy. A brief review on the management of this condition is presented.

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