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car·di·tis

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

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carditis

(kɑːˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the heart
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car•di•tis

(kɑrˈdaɪ tɪs)

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

an inflamed condition of the heart.
See also: Heart
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carditis

Inflammation of the heart.
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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
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Translations

car·di·tis

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

n carditis f
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(+.)Diseases of the heart (ICD-10 codes I00-I09, I11, I13, and I20-I51) represent certain disease types (e.g., coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathy, dysrhythmias, and conduction system disorders, hypertensive heart disease, carditis and valvular heart disease, pulmonary heart disease, and heart failure).
Causes of acquired complete heart block are: cardiac surgery (the most common cause), severe myocarditis, mumps, diphtheria, cardiomyopathies, myocardial infarction, certain drug overdoses, Lyme carditis etc.
A broader histologic differential would include systemic lupus erythematosus, acute rheumatic carditis, rheumatoid nodules, Takayasu disease, Wegener granulomatosis, giant cell arteritis, syphilis, Erdheim-Chester disease, and ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Inflammatory valvular prolapse produced by acute rheumatic carditis: echocardiographic analysis of 66 cases of acute rheumatic carditis.
patients by clinical CSD condition Bacillary Endo- angio- carditis matosis S1 S2 S3 S4 21 1 5 1 1 1 1 [dagger] 5 2 1 1 37 3 5 4 5 3 5 1 1 5 1 5 1 1 1 1 [double 3 5 5 4 dagger] 1 [section] 5 6 1 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 5 8 1 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 5 5 1 5 1 5 1 4 1 1 3 1 4 1 1 3 5 4 6 1 10 1 1 1 1 5 2 5 4 No.
Of the 25.3% of reports that included clinical information, most of the reported diagnoses were aseptic meningitis (37.6%) or respiratory illness (9.3%) and a smaller percentage were encephalitis (4.1%) and carditis and paralytic illness (0.2%).
Echocardiographic evaluation of patients with acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic carditis.Circulation1996; 94: 73-82.
Carditis.--Biopsies obtained from the cardiac mucosa immediately distal to the Z line in patients with GERD often contain large numbers of acute or chronic inflammatory cells, even in areas appearing endoscopically normal.
Our study showed that, especially valve prolapsus and other congenital heart defects and less frequently rheumatic carditis, can be seen in children who look like healthy.
For the patients from whom enteroviruses were isolated, provisional clinical diagnoses included aseptic meningitis (12.9% or patients), encephalitis (3.3%), pneumonia or respiratory symptoms (3.1%), paralysis (0.03%), and carditis (0.03%).