What is myocarditis?
Myocarditis (myocarditis) is defined as an inflammation of the heart muscle. The inflammation may be caused by viruses or bacteria, toxins (toxins) or autoimmune reactions - that is, the body develops antibodies that attack the heart muscle. The condition leads to impaired function of the heart.
Myocarditis is not a common disease, but it is probably not so rare either. Accurate informatinn on the presence missing because the disease often completed without the disease is detected and goes by itself. Myocarditis is one of the most frequent causes of sudden death in young apparently healthy people.