Marantic endocarditis

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From Greek marasmos, meaning to waste away. The nutritional deficiency marasmus shares the same root.

A destructive, non-bacterial endocarditis, often resulting in thromboembolic phenomenon (non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis). May present as a paraneoplastic syndrome.

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