Libman-Sacks endocarditis


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Lib·man-Sacks en·do·car·di·tis

(lib'măn saks),
verrucous endocarditis sometimes associated with disseminated lupus erythematosus.

Libman-Sacks endocarditis

[lib′mən saks′]
Etymology: Emanuel Libman, American physician, 1872-1946; Benjamin Sacks, American physician, 1896-1939
the most common manifestation of lupus erythematosus, characterized by warty lesions that develop near the heart valves but rarely affect valvular action. The lesions usually are dry and granular, with a pink or tawny color. They contain basophilic cellular debris and develop in the angle of the atrioventricular valves and at the base of the mitral valve. Also called Libman-Sacks disease, Libman-Sacks syndrome.
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Libman-Sacks endocarditis

Lib·man-Sacks en·do·car·di·tis

, Libman-Sacks syndrome (lib'măn saks en'dō-kahr-dī'tis, sin'drōm)
Verrucous endocarditis sometimes associated with disseminated lupus erythematosus.
Synonym(s): atypical verrucous endocarditis, nonbacterial verrucous endocarditis.

Libman-Sacks endocarditis

A condition in which warty growths, discernible on ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY develop on the heart lining and especially on the valves. Unlike most forms of endocarditis these growths are not associated with bacterial infection. They are a feature of SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE). (Emanuel Libman, American physician, 1872–1946, and Benjamin Sacks, 1896–1939, American physician).

Libman,

Emanuel, U.S. physician, 1872-1946.
Libman-Sacks endocarditis - verrucous endocarditis sometimes associated with disseminated lupus erythematosus. Synonym(s): atypical verrucous endocarditis; Libman-Sacks syndrome; nonbacterial verrucous endocarditis
Libman-Sacks syndrome - Synonym(s): Libman-Sacks endocarditis

Sacks,

Benjamin, U.S. physician, 1896-1939.
Libman-Sacks endocarditis - see under Libman
Libman-Sacks syndrome - Synonym(s): Libman-Sacks endocarditis
Sacks QuickStick catheter
Sacks Single-Step catheter
Sacks-Vine gastrostomy kit
Sacks-Vine PEG system
Sacks-Vine type PEG