Common pathogens include Staphylococcus aureus and Candida species. Patients with malignancy and alcoholic hepatic disease may be at increased risk of this infection. Echocardiography (especially transesophageal echocardiography) may be helpful in establishing the diagnosis.
422.92 – Septic myocarditis
I40.0 – Infective myocarditis
405547004 – Abscess of myocardium