Dilated Cardiomyopathy Compatible With Sarcoidosis Presenting with Syncope Due to Torsades de Pointes: a Case Report

Authors

  • Carollina Fernandes Tinoco Centro Universitário de Volta Redonda – Volta Redonda/RJ – Brazil.
  • Nathalia Rodrigues Perrenoud Branca Centro Universitário de Volta Redonda – Volta Redonda/RJ – Brazil.
  • Gabriela Domingues Carvalho Centro Universitário de Volta Redonda – Volta Redonda/RJ – Brazil.
  • Lívia Silva de Paula Faria Centro Universitário de Volta Redonda – Volta Redonda/RJ – Brazil.
  • Erivelton Alessandro do Nascimento Centro Universitário de Volta Redonda – Volta Redonda/RJ – Brazil/ Universidade Federal Fluminense – Hospital Universitário Antônio Pedro – Niterói/RJ – Brazil. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8260-6572

Keywords:

Sarcoidosis, Syncope, Cardiac arrhythmias, Magnetic resonance imaging

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic noncaseating granulomatous disease of unknown etiology. Cardiac sarcoidosis clinical presentation is diverse, and syncope is one of the possible primary events. Due to its variable natural history and initial presentation associated with lacking sensitive and specific diagnostic tests, it still represents a challenging diagnosis. This article presents the case of a 51-year-old female patient with intermittent syncope events associated with torsades de pointes and dilated cardiomyopathy compatible with sarcoidosis.

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07-12-2020

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Tinoco, C. F. ., Branca, N. R. P. ., Carvalho, G. D. ., Faria, L. S. de P. ., & Nascimento, E. A. do. (2020). Dilated Cardiomyopathy Compatible With Sarcoidosis Presenting with Syncope Due to Torsades de Pointes: a Case Report. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, 34(1), 32–37. Retrieved from https://jca.org.br/jca/article/view/3414

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Clinical Arrythmia