valvulitis


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valvulitis

 [val″vu-li´tis]
inflammation of a valve, especially of a valve of the heart.

val·vu·li·tis

(val'vyū-lī'tis),
Inflammation of a valve, especially a heart valve.
[Mod. L. valvula, valve, + G. -itis, inflammation]

valvulitis

/val·vu·li·tis/ (val-vu-li´tis) inflammation of a valve, especially of a heart valve.

valvulitis

(văl′vyə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a valve, especially a cardiac valve.

valvulitis

[val′vyəlī′tis]
an inflammation of a valve, especially a cardiac valve. Inflammatory changes in the aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valves of the heart are caused most commonly by rheumatic fever and less frequently by bacterial endocarditis and syphilis. Infected valves degenerate, or their cusps become stiff and calcified, resulting in stenosis and obstructed blood flow.

val·vu·li·tis

(val'vyū-lī'tis)
Inflammation of a valve, especially a heart valve.
[Mod. L. valvula, valve, + G. -itis, inflammation]

valvulitis

Inflammation of a VALVE, especially a heart valve.

valvulitis

inflammation of a valve, especially of a valve of the heart.
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1) Cardiac involvement in GPA can be in the form of silent ischemia in the majority of patients; while in other patients, it may present as conduction abnormalities, pericarditis, granulomatous myocarditis, valvulitis, endocarditis, coronary arteritis, aneurysms, and myocardial infarction.
Coxsackie B viral myocarditis and valvulitis identified in routine autopsy specimens by immunofluorescent techniques.