Definition of carditis in English:

carditis

Syllabification: car·di·tis
Pronunciation: /kärˈdītəs
 
/

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the heart.
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    • The hallmarks of rheumatic fever include arthritis, carditis, cutaneous disease, chorea, and subsequent acquired valvular disease.
    • First or second degree block, however, can occur with rheumatic carditis, diphtheria, digoxin overdose, and congenital heart defects.
    • Complications of untreated Lyme disease include carditis, neuroborreliosis, arthritis and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans.

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