subacute bacterial endocarditis


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subacute bacterial endocarditis

[¦səb·ə′kyüt bak′tir·ē·əl ¦en·dō·kär′dīd·əs]
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Kinoshita et al., "Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis associated with PR3-ANCA positive subacute bacterial endocarditis," Internal Medicine, vol.
COMMENT Subacute bacterial endocarditis remains a challenging diagnosis with potentially devastating consequences.
IIAs are commonly caused by subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) resulting in circulation of infected emboli.
A transoesophageal echocardiogram did not demonstrate any evidence of subacute bacterial endocarditis as a source of septic emboli.