Myocarditis, Biology

Myocarditis

Myocarditis is inflammation of the myocardium, of the heart muscles.

i) Causes

Infection: . Wrus, bacteria, fungus, parasites

Non-infection: Radiation, Uremia, collagen vascular disease (SLQ Can be associated with acute pericarditis.

ii) Clinical Manifestation

Sudden onset of ventricular dysrinythmias without showing any evidence of predisposing cardiac disease. Clinical features range form a benign course, without any overt manifestation to severe heart involvement or sudden death.

Fever, fatigue, malaise, myalgia, pericardial rub, precordial pain, pharyngitis, dyspnea, lymphadenopathy, anorexia, nausea are early manifestation, viral infection. Pulse rate is disproportionately higher than temperature, if cardiac symptoms may progress to CHF.

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