DISEASES OF CHILDHOOD : MYOCARDITIS (MYOCARDITIS) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Usually as a complication of acute infections (diphtheria, fever, sepsis, rheumatoid arthritis).
Symptoms. The deterioration of the General condition, fever, pain in the heart, anxiety, shortness of breath, cyanosis, acceleration or slow pulse, extrasystoles, arrhythmia, falling blood pressure, the expansion of the boundaries of the heart, pohowutoci tones, stagnant liver. On the electrocardiogram, the reduction of voltage QRS in all leads, anomalies of teeth T and P, the interval extension of P - Q, sometimes change the interval S - T.
Over and prediction. Sometimes very acute with rapid fatal outcome, in other cases, sluggish, lasts many months and ends with recovery.
To differentsirovat from acute endocarditis, pericarditis.
Complete peace of diseases threatening myocarditis.
Complete rest. Lightweight, concentrated, poor liquid diet, take small portions. When anxiety drugs bromine, with increasing heart weakness - camphor, caffeine (cancel when PVC). When you fall in blood pressure, adrenalin, when voiceless tones - strychnine. Ascorbic acid 50 mg - 100 2 - Once a day. In the recovery period gradually accustomed to the movements; carbon dioxide baths iron, arsenic.