antimyocardial antibodyAn autoantibody associated with Dressler’s post-MI syndrome, pericarditis, acute rheumatic fever, myocarditis, post coronary bypass surgery and post-cardiotomy.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
antimyocardial antibodyCardiology An autoantibody associated with Dressler's post MI syndrome, pericarditis, acute rheumatic fever, myocarditis, post coronary bypass surgery Pts. See Dressler syndrome.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
An autoantibody that attacks a person's own heart muscle, or myocardium.
Mentioned in: Antimyocardial Antibody Test
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.