Right-sided endocarditis | definition of right-sided endocarditis by Medical dictionary
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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.
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is commonly under-recognised and hence is an undetected entity.
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(v) Septic pulmonary emboli arising from primary pyomyositis were consistent with the absence of both right-sided endocarditis
and thrombosis of the lower extremities.