John B. Dickey, MD,∗ Elisabeth Albert, MD, Mai Badr, MD, Kristin M. Laraja, MD, Laureen M. Sena, MD, David S. Gerson, MD, Jason E. Saucedo, MD, Waqas Qureshi, MD, MS, and Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD

“Six previously healthy men (17-37 years of age) with no infectious prodrome developed severe chest pain and elevated troponin I within 2 days-4 days of their second vaccination. Five patients had ST-segment elevation on presentation, with 4 demonstrating no coronary artery obstruction. All patients had negative nasopharyngeal SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing. CMR revealed patchy midmyocardial increased T2 signal with corresponding late gadolinium enhancement consistent with the acute inflammation of myocarditis. Five patients had abnormal left ventricular systolic function.”

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Dickey JB, Albert E, Badr M, et al. A Series of Patients With Myocarditis Following SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination With mRNA-1279 and BNT162b2. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021;14(9):1862-1863. doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.06.003