Srikanth Yandrapalli, Bella Mehta, Pratik Mondal, Tanush Gupta, Randy Goldberg, Sachin Sule, Department of Internal Medicine, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, United States
Pallavi Khattar, John Fallon, Department of Pathology, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, United States
Wilbert S Aronow, Department of Cardiology, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY 10595, United States
Author contributions: Yandrapalli S, Mehta B, Mondal P, Gupta T and Goldberg R identified the cases, collected patient data, and drafted a preliminary report; Khattar P and Fallon J were involved in the pathological diagnoses, provided histopathological slides and provided guidance regarding the pathological aspects of the condition; Sule S and Aronow WS reviewed the paper and made critical changes.
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Correspondence to: Wilbert S Aronow, MD, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Macy Pavilion, Room 141, Valhalla, NY 10595, United States. email@example.com
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Received: June 21, 2016
Peer-review started: June 24, 2016
First decision: August 11, 2016
Revised: September 3, 2016
Accepted: October 25, 2016
Article in press: October 27, 2016
Published online: January 16, 2017