pancarditis


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Related to pancarditis: pancreatitis, rheumatic fever, Aschoff bodies

pancarditis

[¦pan·kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
Carditis involving the endocardium, myocardium, and pericardium.
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Examination of cardiac tissue at tissue bank A revealed moderate diffuse, perivascular lymphoplasmacytic pancarditis, similar to that seen in patient 1.
Se deben evaluar las posibles causas de cardiopatia adquirida, dentro de las que se encuentran la fiebre reumatica por reaccion inmune cruzada de los anticuerpos contra estreptococo beta hemolitico del grupo A, la cual produce diferentes alteraciones cardiacas como pancarditis, miocarditis, y endocarditis, afectando principalmente las valvulas mitral y aortica.
Acute rheumatic heart disease is commonly a pancarditis involving all 3 layers of the heart.
In the pre-HAART era (before 1996), the cardiac manifestations of HIV were mainly due to the toxic and inflammatory effects of HIV and included cardiomyopathy, pancarditis and pulmonary hypertension leading to heart failure [7] (Table 1).