Suggested Readings

1. Hoesley CJ, Cobbs CG. Endocarditis at the millennium. J Infect Dis. 1999; 179 (Suppl 2):S360-5.

2. Farmer JA, Torre G. Endocarditis. Curr Opin Cardiol. 1997; 12:123-30.

3. Cunha BA, Gill MV, Lazar JM. Acute infective endocarditis. Diagnostic and therapeutic approach. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 1996; 10:811-34.

4. Harris PS, Cobbs CG. Cardiac, cerebral, and vascular complications of infective endocarditis. Cardiol Clin. 1996; 14:437-50.

5. Keys TF. Infective endocarditis: prevention, diagnosis, treatment, referral. Cleve Clin J Med. 2000; 67:353-60.

6. Burke AP, Kalra P, Li L, Smialek J, Virmani R. Infectious endocarditis and sudden unexpected death: incidence and morphology of lesions in intravenous addicts and non-drug abusers. J Heart Valve Dis. 1997; 6:198203.

Figure 51. Infective endocarditis, mitral valve. A large vegetation is present on the atrial surface of the leaflet (arrow). There is associated hemorrhage and ulceration.
Figure 52. Infective endocarditis. The anterior leaflet of the mitral valve has a vegetation with evidence of re-endothelialization (arrow).

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Figure 53. Section of the spleen showing a subcapsular hematoma (arrow). There is also softening of the parenchyma due to septic splenitis.

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Figure 53. Section of the spleen showing a subcapsular hematoma (arrow). There is also softening of the parenchyma due to septic splenitis.

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