Acute Myocarditis Underlying Cause
The most common cause of myocarditis is a viral infection or bacterial infection. It can also result from exposure to certain chemicals, medications, or radiation. Sometimes myocarditis occurs with an episode of pericarditis.
Causes of myocarditis include:
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