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Wear one's heart on one's sleeve, DRESS secondary to Vimovo complicated by acute myocarditis
  • Sarah O'Mahony,
  • Anne Marie Tobin,
  • Teresa Donnelly
Sarah O'Mahony
Tallaght University Hospital

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Anne Marie Tobin
Tallaght University Hospital
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Teresa Donnelly
Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore
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We describe the rare case of severe, acute myocarditis secondary to drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) due to Vimovo. With an estimated morality rate of up to 10% DRESS is a potentially life–threatening condition that includes skin eruption, haematological abnormalities, lymphadenopathy and multiple internal organ involvement