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endocarditis

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A heart disease involving non-infectious inflammation of the endocardium (inner layer of the heart).

Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart (ENDOCARDIUM), the continuous membrane lining the four chambers and HEART VALVES. It is often caused by microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and rickettsiae. Left untreated, endocarditis can damage heart valves and become life-threatening.

Inflammation of the endocardium.

Synonyms: Infective Endocarditides, Endocarditis, Infective, non-infective endocarditis, acute endocarditis NOS (disorder), acute Endocarditis, Endocarditis (disorder), Infective Endocarditis, Endocarditides, Infective, Endocarditides, acute endocarditis (disorder), acute endocarditis, unspecified, Endocarditis, NOS, Endocarditis NOS

Term info

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:56819008

bioportal provenance

Endocarditis (disorder)[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:56819008][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Endocarditides, Infective[accessedResource: MSH:D004696][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Endocarditides[accessedResource: MSH:D004696][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Endocarditis, NOS[accessedResource: SNOMEDCT:56819008][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart (ENDOCARDIUM), the continuous membrane lining the four chambers and HEART VALVES. It is often caused by microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and rickettsiae. Left untreated, endocarditis can damage heart valves and become life-threatening.[accessedResource: MSH:D004696][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Inflammation of the endocardium.[accessedResource: NCIt:C34582][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Infective Endocarditides[accessedResource: MSH:D004696][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Infective Endocarditis[accessedResource: MSH:D004696][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A heart disease involving non-infectious inflammation of the endocardium (inner layer of the heart).[accessedResource: DOID:10314][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Endocarditis, Infective[accessedResource: MSH:D004696][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

term editor

James Malone