Preferred Name

Myocarditis [Disease/Finding]

Synonyms

Myocarditis

ID

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/NDFRT/N0000002086

altLabel

Myocarditis

cui

C0027059

MESH DEFINITION

Inflammatory processes of the muscular walls of the heart (MYOCARDIUM) which result in injury to the cardiac muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC). Manifestations range from subclinical to sudden death (DEATH, SUDDEN). Myocarditis in association with cardiac dysfunction is classified as inflammatory CARDIOMYOPATHY usually caused by INFECTION, autoimmune diseases, or responses to toxic substances. Myocarditis is also a common cause of DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY and other cardiomyopathies.

MESH DUI

D009205

MeSH name

Myocarditis

MESH UI

M0014343

NDFRT kind

DISEASE_KIND

notation

N0000002086

NUI

N0000002086

prefLabel

Myocarditis [Disease/Finding]

SNOMED CID

50920009

tui

T047

subClassOf

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/NDFRT/N0000011137

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