myocarditis

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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
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com/article/S0049-0172(00)67567-4/abstract) study from researchers in New Jersey found that giant cell myocarditis (GCM) is the most fatal autoimmune disease.
Giant cell myocarditis (GCM) was first described in 1905 and is characterized by a mixed myocardial infiltrate with multinucleated giant cells and cardiomyocyte necrosis.
Giant cell myocarditis generally affects otherwise healthy young and middle-aged adults.
Type 1 MAS comprises myasthenia gravis, thymoma, polymyositis and giant cell myocarditis.
The primary histologic differential diagnosis for cardiac sarcoidosis includes giant cell myocarditis, idiopathic (nonspecific) granulomatous myocarditis, tuberculous myocarditis, fungal myocarditis, and Whipple disease.
Although infections, particularly with viruses, are one of the more common etiologies of lymphocytic myocarditis, most cases of giant cell myocarditis (GCM) are idiopathic or autoimmune in origin.

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