subacute bacterial endocarditis

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Noun1.subacute bacterial endocarditis - a chronic bacterial infection of the endocardium and heart valves; symptoms develop slowly
endocarditis - inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
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Also, the patient responded to the immunosupression rather than deteriorating which would have been the case if the patient had underlying subacute bacterial endocarditis and sepsis.
False positive C-ANCAs have been reported in different pulmonary and systemic disease processes including rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, polymyalgia rheumatica, Sjogren syndrome, lupus nephritis, cirrhosis, (5) subacute bacterial endocarditis, (7) inflammatory bowel disease, (5) cystic fibrosis with bronchiectasis, and lymphoma.
A refractory case of subacute bacterial endocarditis due to Veillonella gazogenes clinically arrested by a combination of penicillin, sodium paraaminohippurate, and heparin.