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Endocarditis: Inflammatory alterations of the endocardium of ones heart. See detailed information below for a list of 68 causes of Endocarditis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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causes of Endocarditis as a symptom include:
Exudative and proliferative inflammatory alterations of the endocardium, characterized by the presence of vegetations on the surface of the endocardium or in the endocardium itself, and most commonly involving a heart valve, but sometimes affecting the inner lining of the cardiac chambers or the endocardium elsewhere. It may occur as a primary disorder or as a complication of or in association with another disease. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Exudative and proliferative inflammatory alterations of the endocardium, characterized by the presence of vegetations on the surface of the endocardium or in the endocardium itself, and most commonly involving a heart valve, but sometimes affecting the inner lining of the cardiac chambers or the endocardium elsewhere; may occur as a primary disorder or as a complication of or in association with another disease.
- (Source - CRISP)
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The following list of conditions have 'Endocarditis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Endocarditis:
Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)
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