myocarditis

Case report indicates myocarditis as a possible complication of simian smallpox

Case report indicates myocarditis as a possible complication of simian smallpox

Doctors in Portugal report that a 31-year-old man with confirmed monkeypox developed acute myocarditis about a week after the rash of the characteristic skin lesions of the disease. “The case puts cardiac involvement as a possible complication of simian smallpox infection,” said in a press release, Dr. Ana Isabel Pinho, physician affiliated with the Department …

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Myocarditis: Know the causes, symptoms and how to treat heart condition

Myocarditis: Know the causes, symptoms and how to treat heart condition

Myocarditis is an inflammation of the myocardium, a structure that is responsible for muscle contraction and, consequently, for pumping blood to the body. When there are problems in the myocardium of patients, complications such as arrhythmias and heart failure can arise. In more serious cases, there is a chance of even a heart attack or …

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Councilor Dr.  Jamal explains what myocarditis is and why the disease happens

Councilor Dr. Jamal explains what myocarditis is and why the disease happens

Heart disease is among the leading causes of death in the world, according to the WHO (World Health Organization). Taking care of the heart and keeping routine exams up to date are essential attitudes for all people. Cardiovascular diseases can increase by 30% in colder periods during the year, mainly in temperatures below 14°C. People …

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Understand what myocarditis is and why heart disease happens

Understand what myocarditis is and why heart disease happens

Heart diseases are among the leading causes of death in the world, according to the WHO (World Health Organization). Taking care of the heart and keeping routine exams up to date are essential attitudes for all people. Cardiovascular diseases can increase by 30% in colder periods during the year, mainly in temperatures below 14°C. People …

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