antimyocardial antibody

antimyocardial antibody

An autoantibody associated with Dressler’s post-MI syndrome, pericarditis, acute rheumatic fever, myocarditis, post coronary bypass surgery and post-cardiotomy.
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antimyocardial antibody

Cardiology An autoantibody associated with Dressler's post MI syndrome, pericarditis, acute rheumatic fever, myocarditis, post coronary bypass surgery Pts. See Dressler syndrome.
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Antimyocardial antibody

An autoantibody that attacks a person's own heart muscle, or myocardium.
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