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Fatal giant cell myocarditis after resection of thymoma.
  1. P. E. Glennon,
  2. M. E. Petersen,
  3. M. N. Sheppard
  1. Cardiac Department, Royal Brompton Hospital, London.


    A case of fulminant, fatal myocarditis occurring 10 days after resection of a benign medullary thymoma is described. A rare association between thymoma and giant cell myocarditis is recognised, but fulminant presentation so soon after removal of thymoma has not previously been reported.

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