Heart, muscle, inflammation of the

Heart muscle inflammation (myocarditis) is an inflammatory process of the heart muscle, which can be acute or chronic in nature. Inflammation of the pericardium (the heart sac) is known as pericarditis. Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. Pericarditis is inflammation of the tissue that forms a sac around the heart. Many things cause heart inflammation. Common causes include viral or bacterial infections and medical conditions that damage the heart and cause inflammation.

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