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195 Possible Causes for Endocarditis, Prolonged PR Interval

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Pancarditis is a rare condition with a poor prognosis combining endocarditis, myocarditis with abscess formation, and purulent pericarditis.[] The minor criteria include arthralgia, fever, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, elevated C-reactive protein, or a prolonged PR interval [ 1 ].[] Meningococcal Infection Bacterial Endocarditis: Infective Endocarditis Bacterial endocarditis is a complication of streptococcal septicemia in which the organisms spread from[]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    Karchmer, A.W. (2005) Infective Endocarditis.[] We report on a 10-year-old boy who presented with progressive right side involuntary movements, an apical systolic murmur, prolonged PR interval, and elevated antistreptolysin[] Initial attack patients have higher incidence of prolonged PR-interval (67 vs. 12%, P 0.049) and longer duration of admission to diagnosis (5 vs. 2 days, P 0.05).[]

  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    Rheumatic myocarditis and endocarditis and old rheumatic mitral valve deformities were also present.[] ECG reveals no diagnostic changes, but 20% of patient show a prolonged PR interval. 15.[] PR interval[ 8 ] [ 9 ] (Cannot be included if carditis is present as a major symptom) Previous episode of rheumatic fever or inactive heart disease Other signs and symptoms[]

  • Endocarditis

    Another type of endocarditis known as native valve endocarditis (NVP) also occurs post surgery.[] PR interval).[] […] to classify endocarditis.[]

  • Eosinophilic Endomyocardial Disease

    Loeffler endocarditis is a form of restrictive cardiomyopathy which affects the endocardium and occurs with white blood cell proliferation, specifically of eosinophils . [[] Surgical treatment of the hypereosinophilic syndrome with cardiac involvement (Löffler's endocarditis) [in German].[] Sex Loeffler endocarditis has a predilection for males.[]

  • Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

    In one case toxigenic C. diphtheriae caused endocarditis in an immunized child with congenital heart disease.[] A prolonged PR interval with changes in the ST-T waves were noted on her electrocardiogram.[] The endocarditis-associated strains displayed an aggregative adherence pattern and a higher number of internalized viable cells in HUVECs.[]

  • Lyme Carditis

    Rarely, Lyme disease may be the cause of endocarditis, while some studies and reports, based on serological and/or molecular investigations, have suggested possible influence[] He was noted to possibly have subtle Brugada pattern on EKG with prolonged PR interval of 252ms. A procainamide challenge was equivocal.[] Borrelia burgdorferi myocarditis Molecular diagnosis of culture negative infective endocarditis Borrelia infection as a cause of Carditis (a long-term study).[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    The aim of this fact sheet is to provide information and advice on infective endocarditis. What is infective endocarditis?[] PR interval Heart block Heart failure from valvular insufficiency, valvular stenosis, rupture of an infected fistulous tract, and conduction system abnormalities. ( Aretz[] , SBE , native valve endocarditis, prosthetic valve endocarditis, culture-negative infective endocarditis, and fungal endocarditis.[]

  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis

    The most frequent bacterial etiologic agents of acute endocarditis are enterococci.[] Aortic root abscess, may lead to prolongation of PR interval or even complete AV block. Systemic embolism.[] Marantic endocarditis (ME) is defined by noninfectious valvular vegetations.[]

  • Patent Foramen Ovale

    We describe a 37-year-old man with a history of transient ischemic attacks and a patent foramen ovale who underwent transcatheter closure, complicated by subacute endocarditis[] Individuals with atrial septal defects may have a prolonged PR interval (a first degree heart block).[] […] steps can be taken to solve small problems before they develop into larger, more life-threatening issues such heart failure, arrhythmia, residual congenital heart defects, endocarditis[]

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