marantic endocarditis


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ma·ran·tic en·do·car·di·tis

nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis associated with cancer and other debilitating diseases. Compare: terminal endocarditis.
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A specific feature of the case is the association of neoplasia in immediate history (which also raised a high level of suspicion of marantic endocarditis, disproved by the therapeutical success of antibioticotherapy), and also the absence of clinical and echocardiographic elements of heart failure.