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Can an X-ray help diagnose endocarditis?

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An X-ray can show if endocarditis has affected your heart or lungs.

From: What is Endocarditis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: “What is Infective Endocarditis?”

Mayo Clinic: “Endocarditis.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “What is Endocarditis?” “What is a Heart Murmur?”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 01, 2018

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: “What is Infective Endocarditis?”

Mayo Clinic: “Endocarditis.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “What is Endocarditis?” “What is a Heart Murmur?”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 01, 2018

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