How to use Myocarditis in a sentence
Coxsackie B virus causes myocarditis and might endanger the pig heart in an immune suppressed recipient of a xenograft.
In a very few cases the child may die from complications related to myocarditis or from bowel perforation or lung disease caused by vasculitic ulcers.
Coxsackie virus-A type of enterovirus that may produce a variety of illnesses, including upper respiratory infections, myocarditis, and pericarditis.
These complications include inflammation of the heart tissue (myocarditis), disturbances in heartbeat rhythm (arrhythmias), and areas of blood vessel dilation (aneurysms) in the coronary arteries.
The most serious complications caused by the exotoxin are inflammations of the heart muscle (myocarditis) and damage to the nervous system.Advertisement
The myocarditis may cause disturbances in the heart rhythm and may culminate in heart failure.
People with diphtheria who develop myocarditis may be treated with oxygen and with medications to prevent irregular heart rhythms.
The most vulnerable persons are children under the age of 15 years and those who develop pneumonia or myocarditis.