myocarditis


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my·o·car·di·tis

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

(ˌmaɪəʊkɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the heart muscle
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my•o•car•di•tis

(ˌmaɪ oʊ kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

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

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

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

my·o·car·di·tis

n. miocarditis, infl. del miocardio.
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myocarditis

n miocarditis f
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TLR4, the first TLR to be found in human beings, has been reported to perform a variety of functions in a number of pathological conditions, including myocarditis, and its level in the heart is the highest compared with other TLRs [171-173].
Myocarditis is a very rare extrahepatic complication with only three reported cases [6-8].
We report a case of chest pain initially thought to be clozapine-induced myocarditis that remained undiagnosed after multiple imaging modalities were performed.
Influenza myocarditis typically presents as a mild self-limited disease, but fulminant shock has been rarely reported [1-3].
This patient presented in mid-December with a severe case of acute Coxsackie B myocarditis. Coxsackie is a common cause of acute myocarditis in young patients, accounting for 20-25% of cases annually [3].
ENPNewswire-August 6, 2019--Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals Announces Collaboration with the Myocarditis Foundation for the Pericarditis Community
Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals announced a collaboration with the Myocarditis Foundation in support of patients affected by pericarditis with heart muscle inflammation.Kiniksa and the Myocarditis Foundation are working together to raise awareness about pericarditis, an underserved, painful and debilitating autoinflammatory cardiovascular disease.
It may rarely cause severe extrapulmonary manifestations such as cerebellitis, encephalitis, fatal myocarditis, hepatitis and Reye-like syndrome (2).
Liberty Times quotes Chen Yi-Hsiang as saying that the patient's condition was likely caused by an extreme allergic reaction to the bee sting which resulted in myocarditis. Myocarditis is a serious inflammation of the heart muscle, which ultimately resulted in the heart being unable to function and then shutting down.
Finding elevated C-TN1 levels in the blood of cats usually is presumed to be due to inflammation in the heart muscle, a syndrome called myocarditis. Follow-up echocardiograms in cats with TMT demonstrate a normalization of heart structure that is commonly associated with a normalization of C-TN1 concentration in the blood.
Impella heart pumps have FDA PMA approval to treat heart attack patients in cardiogenic shock, and for shock associated with peripartum cardiomyopathy or myocarditis, and have the unique ability to enable the heart to rest and recover, allowing patients to return home with their own heart.