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A new manifestation of thrombocytopenia: myocardial haemorrhage with symptomatic arrhythmia
  1. PJ Wyld,
  2. S Beck*,
  3. DN Slater*
  1. Department of Haematology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
  2. * Department of Histopathology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield


    We describe a patient with thrombocytopenia who developed episodes of dyspnoea due to recurrent cardiac arrhythmia. Necropsy revealed that the apparent mechanism was extensive myocardial haemorrhage.

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