COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine and Myocarditis
  • Balraj Singh
    Department of Hematology-Oncology, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jerse https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7986-6031
  • Parminder Kaur
    Department of Cardiology, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7015-3489
  • Leon Cedeno
    Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey
  • Taulant Brahimi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey
  • Prem Patel
    Department of Cardiology, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey
  • Hartaj Virk
    Department of Cardiology, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey
  • Fayez Shamoon
    Department of Cardiology, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey
  • Manesh Bikkina
    Department of Cardiology, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey

Keywords

COVID-19, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, myocarditis, COVID-19 vaccine, side effects, adverse events, pericarditis, inflammation of the heart

Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is believed to have originated in the Hua nan South China Seafood Market in Wuhan and can present with a spectrum of clinical manifestations. We report the case of 24-year-old male patient who developed chest pain after administration of the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and who was diagnosed with myocarditis on work-up.

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    Published: 2021-06-14
    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 6 (view)


    How to cite:
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    Singh B, Kaur P, Cedeno L, Brahimi T, Patel P, Virk H, Shamoon F, Bikkina M. COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine and Myocarditis. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002681.

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