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My brother has inflammation of the heart. Is that something important?
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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That's a very general description with commensurately wide implications.
This could be myocarditis (muscle), pericarditis (heart sac), endocarditis (heart valves or tissue), and due to infections (viral or bacterial or more unusual organisms) or rheumatologic conditions or due to adverse medication effects. The point is that the exact diagnosis and cause are important to sort out importance.

In brief: Need specifics
That's a very general description with commensurately wide implications.
This could be myocarditis (muscle), pericarditis (heart sac), endocarditis (heart valves or tissue), and due to infections (viral or bacterial or more unusual organisms) or rheumatologic conditions or due to adverse medication effects. The point is that the exact diagnosis and cause are important to sort out importance.
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