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Descriptor in English: Endocarditis
Descriptor in Spanish: Endocarditis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Endocardite
Descriptor in French: Endocardite
Entry term(s): Endocarditides
Endocarditides, Infective
Endocarditis, Infective
Infective Endocarditides
Infective Endocarditis
Tree number(s): C14.280.282
Scope note: Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart (ENDOCARDIUM), the continuous membrane lining the four chambers and HEART VALVES. It is often caused by microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and rickettsiae. Left untreated, endocarditis can damage heart valves and become life-threatening.
Annotation: rheumatic endocarditis: index under RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE (IM) + ENDOCARDITIS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 4777
Descriptor UI: D004696
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Endocarditis - Preferred
Concept UI M0007392
Scope note Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart (ENDOCARDIUM), the continuous membrane lining the four chambers and HEART VALVES. It is often caused by microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and rickettsiae. Left untreated, endocarditis can damage heart valves and become life-threatening.
Preferred term Endocarditis
Entry term(s) Endocarditides
Infective Endocarditis - Narrower
Concept UI M0502023
Preferred term Infective Endocarditis
Entry term(s) Endocarditides, Infective
Endocarditis, Infective
Infective Endocarditides



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