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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Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis associated with PR3-ANCA positive subacute bacterial endocarditis," Internal Medicine, vol.
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.
COMMENT Subacute bacterial endocarditis can be a challenging diagnosis because of the subtlety and variety of presentations.
Streptococcus bovis subacute bacterial endocarditis as a presenting symptom of occult double carcinoma of the colon.