Myopericarditis is a combination of both myocarditis and pericarditis appearing in a single individual. It is when fluid is in the heart. Myopericarditis refers primarily to a pericarditis with lesser myocarditis, as opposed to a perimyocarditis, though the two terms are often used interchangeably. Both will be reflected on an ECG.

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