Definición de endocarditis en inglés:
Inflammation of the endocardium.
- Infection in this population often results in central nervous system involvement and septicemia, but may include pneumonia and endocarditis.
- Identification of the organism and treatment will prevent progression to meningitis, endocarditis or other complications.
- People with some types of heart defects are at greater risk of developing bacterial endocarditis.