Sentence Examples


  • These complications include inflammation of the heart tissue (myocarditis), disturbances in heartbeat rhythm (arrhythmias), and areas of blood vessel dilation (aneurysms) in the coronary arteries.
  • In a very few cases the child may die from complications related to myocarditis or from bowel perforation or lung disease caused by vasculitic ulcers.
  • Coxsackie virus-A type of enterovirus that may produce a variety of illnesses, including upper respiratory infections, myocarditis, and pericarditis.
  • The most serious complications caused by the exotoxin are inflammations of the heart muscle (myocarditis) and damage to the nervous system.
  • People with diphtheria who develop myocarditis may be treated with oxygen and with medications to prevent irregular heart rhythms.