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car·di·tis

 (kär-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart.

carditis

(kɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the heart

car•di•tis

(kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the pericardium, myocardium, or endocardium.
[1775–85; < Greek kard(ía) heart + -itis]

carditis

an inflamed condition of the heart.
See also: Heart

carditis

Inflammation of the heart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carditis - inflammation of the heart
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
endocarditis - inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
myocardial inflammation, myocarditis - inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)
pancarditis - inflammation of the entire heart (the epicardium and the myocardium and the endocardium)
pericarditis - inflammation of the pericardium
Translations

car·di·tis

n. carditis, infl. del pericardio, miocardio y endocardio;
rheumatic ______ reumática.

carditis

n carditis f
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Considerable skill is needed in differentiating vegetations from damage due to previous infection disease or rheumatic carditis, and in differentiating vegetations from damaged chordal apparatus which is frequent in patients with valvular heart disease.
The clinical findings specific for this stage are plaque or nodule-like multiple skin lesions that are smaller than eritema migrans and farther than the location of the tick bite, carditis, aseptic meningitis, facial paralysis, peripheric neuropathy transverse myelitis may be monitored.
If left untreated, the spirochete can disseminate throughout the body to cause meningitis, carditis, neuropathy, or arthritis (5,6).
Rarely the disease can disseminate after initial infection and cause symptoms including carditis, neurologic complications, and arthritis.
La estenosis mitral es una enfermedad de instalacion lenta, se inicia con episodios clinicos o mas frecuentemente subclinicos de carditis reumatica, que se suelen acompanar de insuficiencia plurivalvular y posteriormente aparece la estenosis mitral que suele manifestarse inicialmente como disnea de ejercicio.
12) The pathophysiology of Lyme carditis is not well understood.
3% of the institution's entire infective endocarditis registry, "making infective carditis with P acnes already much more common than it is said to be in the literature," she noted.
The changes in the diagnostic criteria for low-risk populations include subclinical carditis found on echocardiogram as a major criterion in addition to carditis found clinically and a body temperature of 38.
La fiebre reumatica es una enfermedad que afecta el tejido conectivo, mas frecuente en adultos jovenes y cuya principal manifestacion se debe al compromiso endocardico, miocardico y/o pericardico; el LES es una enfermedad inflamatoria sistemica de predominio en mujeres, que se caracteriza por afectacion multiorganica, tal como nefritis, artritis, compromiso de la piel y con menor frecuencia carditis y alteracion valvular (5).
Because of the rarity of this diagnosis and the frequent absence of other concurrent clinical manifestations of early infection, consideration of Lyme carditis demands a high level of suspicion when patients in endemic areas come to attention with cardiovascular symptoms and evidence of higher-order heart block [56].
6) Currently, PSReA is accepted to be a separate disorder from ARF by the following features: a shorter latency period between the infection and the onset of arthritis, lack of response to salicylates, lower acute phase reactants; absence of carditis, and more severe arthritis.