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Infective endocarditis

Infective endocarditis: Introduction

Infective endocarditis: The infection and inflammation of the inner heart layers, especially the valves. The infection is usually bacterial. The condition carries a high risk of death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Infective endocarditis is available below.

Symptoms of Infective endocarditis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Infective endocarditis?

Infective endocarditis: Deaths

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Infective endocarditis: Complications

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Causes of Infective endocarditis

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Less Common Symptoms of Infective endocarditis

Infective endocarditis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Infective endocarditis

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in...read more »

Infective endocarditis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Infective endocarditis

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Infective endocarditis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Infective endocarditis

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