James Chappell

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Pericarditis/Myocarditis, Infectious

At a Glance Disease Syndrome Myocarditis and pericarditis, nonischemic inflammatory conditions of the myocardium and pericardium, respectively, are frequently coexistent disorders with disparate manifestations and causes, both infectious and noninfectious. Acute signs and symptoms tend to be nonspecific and include fever, palpitations, malaise, myalgias, and arthralgias, potentially accompanied by some combination of tachycardia, arrhythmias, dyspnea,…

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