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).
Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle, usually due to an infection.
With myocarditis, there is no definite cause and that makes it harder tor me to understand.
Although a wide variety of pathogenic organisms have been associated with myocarditis, the etiology of this disorder in most patients remains idiopathic.
More recently, myocarditis was also observed as a complication of P.
Myocarditis (2-4) and involvement of the hepatobiliary tract are (5) exceptional complications of celiac disease.
He agreed with the coroner that the virus does not need to be peculiar for viral myocarditis to occur.
After initial resuscitation and management the patient was rapidly transferred to our institution by air ambulance, and underwent immediate coronary angiography, which revealed normal coronary arteries and myocardial biopsy, which subsequently demonstrated interstitial lymphocytic infiltration, consistent with viral myocarditis.
Research has shown that between 5 and 20 percent of sudden deaths in children and young adults are attributed to myocarditis," Mr.
The primary histologic differential diagnosis for cardiac sarcoidosis includes giant cell myocarditis, idiopathic (nonspecific) granulomatous myocarditis, tuberculous myocarditis, fungal myocarditis, and Whipple disease.
A post mortem showed that Miss Scrutton died from myocarditis, an inflammation of a heart muscle.
Autopsies showed pulmonary embolism to be the cause of death in 49 cases, ischemic heart disease in 39, myocarditis and aortic dissection in 23 each, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in 18, Dr.
The questions are embedded in topical chapters, themselves embedded in topical in sections on general examination; diagnostic procedures; chest pains, angina, CAD and acute coronary syndrome; congestive heart failure, myocarditis, and cardiomyopathies; valvular heart disease and endocarditis; arrhythmias; primary and secondary prevention; miscellaneous symptoms and diseases; and other medical conditions associated with cardiac involvement.
The pattern of fibrosis, similar to that seen in myocarditis suggests that, at least in a subset, DCM may be a sequelae of chronic myocarditits.