marantic vegetations

marantic vegetations
small, sterile, verrucous, fibrinous excrescences occurring in the left-side heart valves in nonbacterial thrombotic (marantic) endocarditis.

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  • Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 29250 Marantic endocarditis, also known as non bacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE), is the deposition of small sterile vegetations on valve leaflets. The previous term for nonbacterial… …   Wikipedia

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