myopericarditis


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myopericarditis

[¦mī·ō‚per·ə‚kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
A combination of myocarditis and pericarditis.
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Acute myopericarditis complicating acute tonsillitis: beware the young male patient with tonsillitis complaining of chest pain.
Doctors diagnosed him with myopericarditis, an inflammation of the heart and surrounding sac and after medication David has recovered.
Myopericarditis was suspected because of the TnI elevation in the laboratory results, hypokinesis of the anterior wall, and minimal pericardial effusion identified via echocardiography.
EV genotypes are described in 4 major categories on the basis of associations with groups and clinical signs and symptoms; these are described as follows: 1) aseptic meningitis; 2) HFMD and/or herpangina; 3) HFMD with neurologic complications; and 4) other manifestations, including sepsis, acute gastroenteritis, hepatitis, pneumonia, and myopericarditis (Figure 3).
Pediatricians should be aware of post vaccination myopericarditis and its usually benign clinical course.
16) Other unusual presentations include myopericarditis, acute renal failure, cranial nerve VII palsy, radiculopathy and opportunistic infections such as candidiasis, cytomegalovirus infection, and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia.
There were no severe adverse events such as autoinoculation/contact inoculation, eczema vaccinatum, progressive vaccinia, generalized vaccinia, encephalitis, or the myopericarditis that has been "a major concern" in the U.
The first case report describes a cardiac complication with myopericarditis and ventricular tachycardia.
Shares in Acambis lost a nasty 13 per cent yesterday when it said it was suspending clinical trials of ACAM2000 after some patients got a heart inflammation known as myopericarditis.
Also, the Department of Defense has reported 10 cases of myopericarditis and one death among vaccinated services members.