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myocarditis

Wednesday 25 June 2003

Digital slides

- UI:980 - Toxoplasma gondii myocarditis

Types

- acute myocarditis
- chronic myocarditis

Etiology

- infectious myocarditis

- autoimmune myocarditis
- chronic active myocarditis

References

- Kyto V, Saukko P, Lignitz E, Schwesinger G, Henn V, Saraste A, Voipio-Pulkki LM. Diagnosis and presentation of fatal myocarditis. Hum Pathol. 2005 Sep;36(9):1003-7. PMID: 16153464

- Bowles NE, Towbin JA. Molecular aspects of myocarditis. Curr Opin Cardiol. 1998 May;13(3):179-84. PMID: 9649940