Libman-Sacks endocarditis

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Etymology[edit]

First described by Emanuel Libman and Benjamin Sacks at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City in 1924.

Noun[edit]

Libman-Sacks endocarditis (uncountable)

  1. A form of non-bacterial endocarditis seen in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and the most common cardiac presentation of that disorder.