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valvulitis

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

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

(văl′vyə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a valve, especially a cardiac valve.
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val·vu·li·tis

(val'vyū-lī'tis)
Inflammation of a valve, especially a heart valve.
[Mod. L. valvula, valve, + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

valvulitis

Inflammation of a VALVE, especially a heart valve.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Subclinic valvulitis in children with acute rheumatic fever.
Our patient was firstly diagnosed as HSP vasculitis and 3 days after, a cardiac murmur of acute valvulitis and migratory arthritis developed.
(1) Cardiac involvement has been reported in GPA in the form of conduction abnormalities, pericarditis, myocarditis, valvulitis, coronary vasculitis, and myocardial infarction.
Delay in manifestations of ARF following infection and the presence of infiltrates of T-helper lymphocytes and macrophages in acute rheumatic valvulitis and B cells in Aschoff body suggest an important role of the immune system in the pathogenesis of this disease.