Case Reports

Arrhythmia Grand Rounds, April 2015, Volume 1, Issue 1: 16-19
DOI: 10.12945/j.agr.2015.00018-14

Malignant Mimicry: An Unusual Cause of VT and AV Conduction Disease

Yehoshua C. Levine, MD1, Rupal Parekh O’Quinn, MD1, Paul A. VanderLaan, MD, PhD2, Peter Zimetbaum, MD1

1 Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2 Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The first two authors contributed equally to the manuscript.


We present a case of a patient with unexplained asymmetric hypertophy who presented with ventricular tachycardia and atrioventricular block and was diagnosed with lung disease metastatic to the myocardium.

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