A Series of Patients With Myocarditis Following SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination With mRNA-1279 and BNT162b2
"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