Amy Saenger

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Myocarditits (Non-infectious)

At a Glance Myocarditis is an inflammatory condition of the myocardium associated with damage to the cardiomyocytes. In developed countries, viral infections, such as adenovirus, coxsackievirus, cytomegalovirus, influenza, Borrelia, herpes simplex, and Epstein-Barr, are the most frequent causes of myocarditis. Non-infectious myocarditis is primarily immune mediated and associated with rheumatic fever, systemic lupus erythmatoses, drug-induced…

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