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Are vascular conditions a common complication of endocarditis?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Usually not

Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium(one of the layers of our hearts) and can be quite severe in untreated.
Vascular inflammations(or vasculitis) can be a causative factor leading to endocarditis rather than a complication of.

In brief: Usually not

Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium(one of the layers of our hearts) and can be quite severe in untreated.
Vascular inflammations(or vasculitis) can be a causative factor leading to endocarditis rather than a complication of.
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Possible

If endocarditis is not promptly treated vegetations from heart can break loose and clog other arteries.

In brief: Possible

If endocarditis is not promptly treated vegetations from heart can break loose and clog other arteries.
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