Non-bacterial thrombotic (marantic) endocarditis associated with giant-cell arteritis

D. A. Hesselink, J. M. Van der Klooster, L. J.D.M. Schelfhout, M. G. Scheffer

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A patient with giant-cell arteritis and non-bacterial thrombotic (marantic) endocarditis of the mitral valve is described. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported. The importance of revising the diagnosis of infective endocarditis when no pathogen can be demonstrated is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)454-458
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Internal Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2001
Externally publishedYes


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