myocarditis

(redirected from Viral myocarditis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

my·o·car·di·tis

 (mī′ō-kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the myocardium.

myocarditis

(ˌmaɪəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the heart muscle

my•o•car•di•tis

(ˌmaɪ oʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the myocardium.
[1865–70]

myocarditis

an inflamed condition of the muscular walls of the heart.
See also: Heart

myocarditis

Inflammation of the myocardium (main heart muscle) that can weaken the heart, impairing its function.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myocarditis - inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)
carditis - inflammation of the heart
Translations
myokarditida

my·o·car·di·tis

n. miocarditis, infl. del miocardio.

myocarditis

n miocarditis f
References in periodicals archive ?
Faisal Abdullah Malik from Karachi was suffering from viral myocarditis, a heart condition that requires a transplant.
Involvement of NLRP3 inflammasome in CVB3-induced viral myocarditis.
Currently, the gold standard criteria for the diagnosis of myocarditis are the Dallas criteria for the classification of viral myocarditis.
Three days before hospitalization, the child presented with chest congestion, palpitation, and fatigue, and viral myocarditis was considered.
Taken together with the unique published CV-B2-induced myocarditis case, our findings support the hypothesis that the emergence and the selection of terminally deleted EV-B forms could occur during the early acute viral replication phase and might explain the pathophysiological progression from acute viral myocarditis to the DCM phase, in which cardiac persistent terminally deleted virus populations would be advantaged (3).
These include viral myocarditis, an autoimmune or abnormal haemodynamic response to pregnancy, genetic susceptibility, malnutrition, and apoptosis.
In many cases classified as idiopathic, after careful examination, various underlying causes, such as chronic hypertension, mitral stenosis unnoticed, obesity, viral myocarditis, preeclampsia, anemia, infection can be detected.
CVBs are the major pathogens of human viral myocarditis that can result in severe cardiac failure and dilated cardiomyopathy.
Children with viral myocarditis also often have acute upper-right quadrant pain as a result of hepatic distension, he said.
University graduate Amy, of Mapperley Park, Nottingham, died in hospital of viral myocarditis after suffering palpitations.