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Disease Endocarditis

Name Endocarditis
Synonyms Endocarditides | Endocarditides, Infective | Endocarditis, Infective | Infective Endocarditides | Infective Endocarditis
Definition 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.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D004696
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Endocarditis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Endocarditis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Endocarditis, Bacterial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Endocarditis, Non-Infective