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A 43-year-old male asked:

Can myocarditis cause diastolic dysfunction?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes. Myocarditis or inflammation of the heart muscle can lead to muscle damage and scaring, reducing its function. The label can be applied to conditions that are very mild and transient with no significant long term effect or major and life threatening.
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