Myocarditis: Definition and Epidemiology

by John Fisher, MD

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    The lecture Myocarditis: Definition and Epidemiology by John Fisher, MD is from the course Cardiovascular Infections. It contains the following chapters:

    • Myocarditis – Definition and Epidemiology
    • Myocarditis – Etiology
    • Myocarditis – Pathology

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    1. Damage to myocytes can be due to the infectious pathogen or due to the immunologic response to the pathogen.
    2. It is most commonly caused by bacterial infection.
    3. It is typically a physical reaction of the myocytes to bacterial toxins.
    4. It is most commonly due to autoimmune diseases.
    5. It is typically due to infiltration of the pathogen into myocardial tissue.
    1. Varicella virus
    2. Adenovirus
    3. Parvovirus B19
    4. Cytomegalovirus
    5. Coxsackie virus
    1. Trypanosoma cruzi
    2. Polio virus
    3. Dengue virus
    4. Entamoeba histolytica
    5. Giardia lamblia

    Author of lecture Myocarditis: Definition and Epidemiology

     John Fisher, MD

    John Fisher, MD

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