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Carditis

Definition: Inflammation of the heart. Three types are pericarditis (pericardium), myocarditis (heart muscle) and endocarditis (endocardium).

Pronunciation: kahr-diĀ“tis

Body System: Cardiovascular

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: carditis

CodeDescription
A39.50 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
B33.20 Viral carditis, unspecified
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