Endocarditis (infective, libman-sacks) – causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

What is endocarditis? Endocarditis means inflammation of the endocardium, which is the inner layer of the heart. Oftentimes, endocarditis is caused by bacterial infection, although sometimes it arises from nonbacterial causes. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video covers the major types of endocarditis, including infective endocarditis as well as Libman-Sacks endocarditis and nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis. It also covers the important clinical signs and symptoms of endocarditis.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HACEK_endocarditis
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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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Splat and squirt sound effect by Mike Koenig – http://soundbible.com/1081-Splat-And-Squirt.html
Splinter hemorrhage image by Splarka – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Splinter_hemorrhage#/media/File:Splinter_hemorrhage.jpg
Janeway lesion image by Warfieldian – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janeway_lesion#/media/File:Janeway_lesion.JPG
Osler’s node image by Roberto J. Galindo – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Osler_Nodules_Hand.jpg
Roth spot ophthalmoscopy by Dr. Jonathan Trobe, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center – http://kellogg.umich.edu/theeyeshaveit/optic-fundus/roth-spot.html

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