Libman-Sacks endocarditis

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Libman-Sacks endocarditis: Marantic endocarditis

Lib·man-Sacks en·do·car·di·tis

n. Libman-Sacks, endocartitis verrugosa no bacteriana que se asocia con lupus eritematoso diseminado.
References in periodicals archive ?
Echocardiography showed the presence of sterile vegetation on the mitral valve known as Libman-Sacks Endocarditis (LSE).
These include MI and valvular heart disease such as MR, Libman-Sacks endocarditis, and arrhythmias [2].
Valvular vegetations in SLE range from small nodule to large verrucous lesions called Libman-Sacks endocarditis. Libman-Sacks endocarditis has been associated with one in ten patients with SLE.