Review Article
Volume 16 Issue 07 - 2020
Death and Grief of Viral Myocarditis and Exciting Portrayal of Viruses
Raghavendra Rao MV1*, Abrar A Khan2, Dilip Mathai3, Vijay K Chennamchetty4, Tiara Calvo Leon5, Pamphil Igman6, Surekha Bhat7, Lakshmi Hitesh Billa8and Sanjay Kumar Agarwal9
1Scientist-Emeritus, and Director of Central research laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad,Telangana, India,
2Professor, Dean, American University School of Medicine Aruba, Aruba, Central America
3Professor, Department of Medicine, Dean, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
4Senior consultant and HOD, Department of Pulmonology, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
5Associate professor, Department of Pharmacology, American University School of Medicine Aruba, Central America
6Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, American University School of Medicine Aruba, Central America
7Professor, Department of Biochemistry and genetics, American University School of Medicine Aruba, Central America
8Registrar, Department of Pulmonology, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
9Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
*Corresponding Author: Raghavendra Rao MV, Scientist-Emeritus, and Director of Central research laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
Received: May 08, 2020; Published: June 04, 2020




Abstract

Myocarditis is most often due to a viral infection. Viral myocarditis remains a prominent infectious-inflammatory disease for patients throughout the lifespan. Viral infections may cause inflammation of heart muscle (myocarditis) with temporary or potentially permanent damage to heart muscles cells Dealeading to a secondary cardiomyopathy occur when the heart muscle fibers are abnormally stretched when the heart chambers increase in size and volume. The stretched muscles lose their ability to contract strongly, similar to a slinky or an elastic band that has been overstretched and loses its shape and function. As the heart walls continue to stretch, they can also cause damage to the heart valves between the chambers of the heart causing blood to regurgitate or backwash, and as a result there is decreased cardiac output and heart failure. Viral (adenovirus, parvovirus B19, Coxsackievirus, HIV, Enterovirus, rubella virus, polio virus, cytomegalovirus, human herpes virus 6 and possibly hepatitis C.

Keywords: Adenovirus; Parvovirus B19; Coxsackievirus; HIV; Enterovirus; Rubella Virus; Polio Virus; Cytomegalovirus; Human Herpes Virus 6 Hepatitis C

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