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carditis

 [kahr-di´tis]
inflammation of the heart; myocarditis.

car·di·tis

(kar-dī'tis),
Inflammation of the heart.

carditis

/car·di·tis/ (kahr-di´tis) inflammation of the heart; myocarditis.

carditis

(kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart.

carditis

[kärdī′tis]
inflammation of the heart muscle, usually resulting from infection. In most cases more than one layer of muscle is involved. Chest pain, cardiac arrhythmia, circulatory failure, and damage to the structures of the heart may occur. Kinds of carditis are endocarditis, myocarditis, and pericarditis.

carditis

Cardiology Inflammation of the heart. See Endocarditis, Myocarditis, Pericarditis.

car·di·tis

(kahr-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the heart.

carditis

Inflammation of the heart.

car·di·tis

(kahr-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the heart.

carditis,

n an inflammation of the heart muscle tissue. Pericarditis, myocarditis, and endocarditis are types of carditis affecting specific regions of the heart.

carditis

inflammation of the heart; myocarditis.
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Clinical and echocardiographic features among children with ARF were comparable to findings from similar settings, with carditis being the commonest major Jones criterion.
Specialized intestinal metaplasia and carditis at the gastroesophageal junction in Chinese patients undergoing endoscopy.
Major manifestations include Carditis, ply-arthritis, chorea, erythema marginatum, and subcutaneous nodules.
The records of the first ARF attack including major criteria, involved valves, the number of involved valves, and the severity of the carditis were obtained.
Of these, 92% had carditis, 77% had H pylori infection, and 54% had intestinal metaplasia elsewhere in the stomach.
In this article, we present a patient admitted to our clinic with clinical picture of HSP vasculitis, who developed acute rheumatic carditis thereafter.
A broader histologic differential would include systemic lupus erythematosus, acute rheumatic carditis, rheumatoid nodules, Takayasu disease, Wegener granulomatosis, giant cell arteritis, syphilis, Erdheim-Chester disease, and ischemic cardiomyopathy.
4) Carditis may be a more sensitive marker of GERD than inflammation involving the squamous mucosa, as judged by pH monitoring studies.
Our study showed that, especially valve prolapsus and other congenital heart defects and less frequently rheumatic carditis, can be seen in children who look like healthy.
A diagnosis of ARF was made on the basis of carditis, arthralgia, high erythrocyte count, sedimentation rate, high ASO and a history of upper respiratory tract infection A temporary pacemaker was implanted on the day of admittance.
They were treated with bed-rest, acetylsalicylic acid as an analgesic and antipyretic for arthritis, penicillin, and corticosteroid for patients with severe carditis and the treatment continued until acute inflammation was subsided (19).