Journal Published Online: 01 September 1998
Volume 43, Issue 5

Sudden Death Due to Sarcoid Heart Disease



A case of sudden death due to massive myocardial sarcoidosis is presented. Cardiac sarcoidosis is discussed. Since the deceased was a New York City police officer with death benefit entitlements under the Heart Bill, the implications of the medicolegal autopsy are emphasized.

Author Information

Boglioli, LR
Section of Cardiology, Lenox Hill-Hospital, New York, NY
Taff, ML
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Funke, S
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA
Mihalakis, I
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA
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ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS14360J