myocarditis

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Synonyms for myocarditis

inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)

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Acute myocarditis associated with GAS pharyngitis without rheumatic fever symptoms is rare, and its incidence has been increasingly reported since Gore and Saphir first described it in 1947 (2).
In addition, IL-10 expression had been demonstrated to induce some protection against death in an acute myocarditis animal model (Henke et al.
17) Unusual clinical features of African TBF have included transient neuropsychiatric symptoms including depressed mood, (30) acute myocarditis, (31) and subacute neuropathy.
These include but are not limited to AMI, post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock, acute myocarditis, intractable ventricular arrhythmias, failed transplant and postpartum cardiomyopathy.
3) The differential diagnosis also includes acute coronary syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and acute myocarditis.
Therefore, along with evaluation of cardiac disorders such as allograft rejection and acute myocarditis, doxorubicin-associated cardiomyopathy is a chief indication for endomyocardial biopsy.
They describe the presentation in a 43-year-old man and a logical sequence of tests used to diagnose acute myocarditis and its association with group A streptococcal pharyngitis.
The precise cause of death was given acute myocarditis - an inflammation of the heart - caused by H1N1 influenza.
Acute myocarditis and focal necrosis of corpus luteum tissue were also identified.
Health director-general Dr Ismail Merican had said the deceased was found to have an underlying acute myocarditis (inflammation of heart muscle) and the blunt force trauma could have led to acute renal failure.
AIM: To report a rare case of acute myocarditis induced by severe vitamin D deficiency and related hypocalcemia.
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