infectious myocarditis
myocarditis due to infectious agents, including bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, protozoa, spirochetes, and fungi; they may damage the myocardium by direct invasion, production of toxins, or mediation of an immunological response.

Infectious myocarditis in Chagas disease. A myofiber is distended with trypanosomes (arrow) and surrounded by an inflammatory reaction and necrosis of individual myofibers.


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