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.
Lambl excrescences are, by definition, at the sites of valve closure.[4] The growth appearance of a PFE can mimic bacterial vegetations and marantic endocarditis, but microscopic evaluation will help in distinguishing between these entities.[4,8]