valvulitis


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inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)

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Our patient was firstly diagnosed as HSP vasculitis and 3 days after, a cardiac murmur of acute valvulitis and migratory arthritis developed.
Lymphstasis in cardiac lymphatics has been associated with decreased cardiac output, conductive disturbances, arrhythmias, bacterial endocarditis, rheumatic valvulitis and endocardial fibroelastosis (5).
Delay in manifestations of ARF following infection and the presence of infiltrates of T-helper lymphocytes and macrophages in acute rheumatic valvulitis and B cells in Aschoff body suggest an important role of the immune system in the pathogenesis of this disease.
Identification of mononuclear cells and T cell subsets in rheumatic valvulitis.