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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3] In studies elsewhere, acute myocarditis, conduction blockade, cardiac arrhythmias, and pulmonary edema were also implicated for the lethal effects of venom.
Enteroviruses are recognized as a major cause of acute myocarditis and are associated with [less than or equal to] 14% of cases (10).
sup][2] In Finland, the morbidity rate associated with the first-time hospitalizations caused by acute myocarditis was 5.
According to the documents included in Jose's Consular Mortuary Certificate, Jose got sick at around February 22 of the same year, and that the cause of death conformed to the signs of acute myocarditis.
Increased cardiac troponin concentrations are also seen as a consequence of other, nonischemic causes of myocardial injury such as acute myocarditis.
14) A moderate order association of Coxsackie B with myocarditis has been made by correlation of neutralizing antibodies titres or by isolation of virus from rectal and nasopharyngeal swab with acute myocarditis (Bell and Grist 1968, (15) Freij et al 1970, (16) Smith 1970, (17) Koontz and Ray 1971, (18) Toshima et al 1979.
Although the majority of EV infections remain asymptomatic, these viruses, especially group B coxsackieviruses (CVB), are considered to be a common cause of acute myocarditis in children and young adults, a disease which is a precursor to 10-20% of chronic myocarditis cases as well as dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM, prevalence = 7 cases / 100,000, second leading cause of heart transplantation worldwide after ischemic heart disease).
Inhibition of miR-155 by LNA-Anti-miR in vivo caused cardiac injury and dysfunction, decreased T lymphocyte activation during acute myocarditis because miR-155 can target PU.
The clinical course of acquired complete heart block in children with acute myocarditis.

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