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Endomyocardial fibrosis
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Left ventricular endocardial fibrosis due to implantable defibrillator.
Image courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Synonyms and related keywords: Davies' disease, EMF, Fibroelastic endocarditis, Loeffler endomyocardial fibrosis with eosinophilia, Loeffler fibroplastic parietal endocarditis and Loeffler's disease. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] [26] [27] [28] [29] [30] [31] [32] [33] [34]

Endomyocardial fibrosis or endocardial fibrosis may seen as;

  • Left ventricular fibrosis
  • Right ventricular fibrosis
  • Biventricular fibrosis

Pathological Findings

Image courtesy of Professor Peter Anderson DVM PhD and published with permission © PEIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology



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