right-sided endocarditis


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right-sided endocarditis

Endocarditis affecting the tricuspid or pulmonary valve. It is usually the result of a percutaneous infection and is most often seen in injection drug users.
See also: endocarditis
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Right-sided endocarditis is commonly under-recognised and hence is an undetected entity.
v) Septic pulmonary emboli arising from primary pyomyositis were consistent with the absence of both right-sided endocarditis and thrombosis of the lower extremities.
Valla D, Pariente EA, Degott C, et al Right-sided endocarditis complicating peritoneovenous shunting for ascites.
Right-sided endocarditis in injection drug users: review of proposed mechanisms of pathogenesis.
and many other non-US markets as therapy for Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections (bacteremia), including right-sided endocarditis, caused by methicillin-resistant S.