G. D. AMROMIN, M.D.; S. K. WANG, M.D.
Nonbacterial endocardial vegetations of a specific morphologic and histologic pattern, and not attributable to other diseases, such as rheumatic fever or lupus erythematosus, have been described under various names. The appellations have usually attempted to denote the author's concept of its pathogenesis. The terms "terminal" and "marantic" endocarditis or endocardiosis imply a type of vegetation or valve change that terminates a chronic illness, and that it is a more or less incidental finding of only pathologic interest. There are many examples which do not terminate a long-term illness, such as carcinoma, but which may be seen in more or
AMROMIN GD, WANG SK. DEGENERATIVE VERRUCAL ENDOCARDIOSIS AND MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: REPORT OF TWO CASES ASSOCIATED WITH MUCUS-PRODUCING BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA1. Ann Intern Med. ;50:1519–1529. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-6-1519
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(6):1519-1529.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine, Hematology/Oncology.
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