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myopericarditis

Definitions

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  • n. A combination of myocarditis and pericarditis, where there is fluid in the heart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the muscular wall of the heart and of its enveloping membrane.

Etymologies

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myo- +‎ pericarditis

Examples

  • Many enteroviruses are associated with specific syndromes, for example, the group B coxsackieviruses more commonly cause meningitis or myopericarditis and enterovirus 71 causes hand-foot-mouth disease (vesicular eruption and inflammation of the throat and mouth with rash) with or without encephalitis.

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  • Dengue pericarditis can be seen but it is very rare and in the form of myopericarditis.

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  • (inflammation of the brain), myopericarditis (inflammation of the heart tissue), and, occasionally, paralytic diseases.

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