bacterial endocarditis


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Related to bacterial endocarditis: subacute bacterial endocarditis

bacterial endocarditis

[bak′tir·ē·əl ‚en·dō‚kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the endocardium due to bacterial invasion. Also known as subacute bacterial endocarditis.
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Culture-negative subacute bacterial endocarditis masquerades as granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis) involving both the kidney and lung," BMC Nephrology, vol.
Is antibiotic prophylaxis for bacterial endocarditis cost-effective?
Regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for bacterial endocarditis the American Heart Association (AHA) has made these statements:
Everyday" bacteremia is the real culprit: a review and assessment of the evidence that dental surgical procedures are a principal cause of bacterial endocarditis in children.
Bacterial endocarditis is caused by common bacteria-related to the same source as strep throat--which develops slowly over weeks, exhibiting a wide variety of symptoms.
The term "mycotic aneurysm" has been used since 1885 when Osler described beadlike aneurysms resulting from infection on a vessel wall of a patient with bacterial endocarditis (1).
Rituximab was well tolerated in 15 patients, but one child died 20 days after starting rituximab due to acute bacterial endocarditis.
Neurologic complications in a group of 86 bacterial endocarditis.
Staphylococcus aureus septicaemia can result in splenic seedlings and Streptococcus viridans species have been isolated when the abscess is a result of infective emboli from bacterial endocarditis.
Conclusion: Brushing with a powered toothbrush resulted in a transient bacteraemia more frequently than brushing with a manual or ultrasonic toothbrush and may affect children with congenital heart defects at risk of bacterial endocarditis.
Later that day the emergency doctor admitted her to Dewsbury and District Hospital, where she later died of bacterial endocarditis.