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.
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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.
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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).
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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
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