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 DeCS Categories

A07 Cardiovascular System .
A07.541 Heart .
A07.541.704 Myocardium .
A07.541.704.570 Myocytes, Cardiac .
A10 Tissues .
A10.690 Muscles .
A10.690.552 Muscle, Striated .
A10.690.552.750 Myocardium .
A10.690.552.750.570 Myocytes, Cardiac .
A11 Cells .
A11.620 Muscle Cells .
A11.620.500 Myocytes, Cardiac .
C14 Cardiovascular Diseases .
C14.280 Heart Diseases .
C14.280.238 Cardiomyopathies .
C14.280.238.625 Myocarditis .
C14.280.383 Heart Arrest .
C14.280.383.220 Death, Sudden, Cardiac .
C23 Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms .
C23.550 Pathologic Processes .
C23.550.260 Death .
C23.550.260.322 Death, Sudden .
C23.550.260.322.250 Death, Sudden, Cardiac .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Myocarditis .
Myocarditides .
Carditis .
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. .
Cardiomyopathies .
Cardiomyopathies, Primary .
Cardiomyopathies, Secondary .
Primary Myocardial Diseases .
Secondary Myocardial Diseases .
Cardiomyopathy .
Cardiomyopathy, Primary .
Cardiomyopathy, Secondary .
Disease, Myocardial .
Disease, Primary Myocardial .
Disease, Secondary Myocardial .
Diseases, Myocardial .
Diseases, Primary Myocardial .
Diseases, Secondary Myocardial .
Myocardial Disease .
Myocardial Disease, Primary .
Myocardial Disease, Secondary .
Myocardiopathy .
Primary Cardiomyopathies .
Primary Cardiomyopathy .
Primary Myocardial Disease .
Secondary Cardiomyopathies .
Secondary Cardiomyopathy .
Secondary Myocardial Disease .
Myocardial Diseases .
Myocardial Diseases, Primary .
Myocardial Diseases, Secondary .
Myocardiopathies .
A group of diseases in which the dominant feature is the involvement of the CARDIAC MUSCLE itself. Cardiomyopathies are classified according to their predominant pathophysiological features (DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY; HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY; RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY) or their etiological/pathological factors (CARDIOMYOPATHY, ALCOHOLIC; ENDOCARDIAL FIBROELASTOSIS). .
Myocytes, Cardiac .
Cardiac Muscle Cell .
Cardiac Muscle Cells .
Cardiac Myocyte .
Cardiac Myocytes .
Cardiomyocyte .
Cell, Cardiac Muscle .
Cell, Heart Muscle .
Cells, Cardiac Muscle .
Cells, Heart Muscle .
Heart Muscle Cell .
Heart Muscle Cells .
Muscle Cell, Cardiac .
Muscle Cell, Heart .
Myocyte, Cardiac .
Cardiomyocytes .
Muscle Cells, Cardiac .
Muscle Cells, Heart .
Striated muscle cells found in the heart. They are derived from cardiac myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, CARDIAC). .
Death, Sudden, Cardiac .
Cardiac Arrest, Sudden .
Sudden Cardiac Arrest .
Arrest, Sudden Cardiac .
Cardiac Arrests, Sudden .
Cardiac Death, Sudden .
Death, Cardiac Sudden .
Death, Sudden Cardiac .
Sudden Death, Cardiac .
Cardiac Sudden Death .
Sudden Cardiac Death .
Unexpected rapid natural death due to cardiovascular collapse within one hour of initial symptoms. It is usually caused by the worsening of existing heart diseases. The sudden onset of symptoms, such as CHEST PAIN and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, particularly VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, can lead to the loss of consciousness and cardiac arrest followed by biological death. (from Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 7th ed., 2005) .