A 32-year-old female asked:
how quickly can myocarditis develop? over days, hours , or weeks?
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Cardiology 14 years experience
Myocarditis: Many viruses have been implicated as causes of myocarditis. These most commonly include adenoviruses and enteroviruses such as the coxsackieviruses. Recently, parvovirus B19 has been associated with a significant percentage of patients diagnosed with myocarditis and DCM.
Depending on the cause all of your time options are a possibility. Giant Cell myocarditis being one of the most aggressive.
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Last updated Jan 16, 2015
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