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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021, 9(8), 411-413
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-8-7
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Survival from a Giant Mitral Valve Vegetation, Culture Negative Infective Endocarditis with Long Term Embolic Complications-Unusual Prolong Illness

Madiha Iqbal1, , Bushra jamil2, Marium Khurshid1 and Fatima Anam Farooqi3

1Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital

2Professor Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital

3Senior Resident, Internal Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital

Pub. Date: April 29, 2021

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Madiha Iqbal, Bushra jamil, Marium Khurshid and Fatima Anam Farooqi. Survival from a Giant Mitral Valve Vegetation, Culture Negative Infective Endocarditis with Long Term Embolic Complications-Unusual Prolong Illness. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2021; 9(8):411-413. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-9-8-7


Infective endocarditis remains an important clinical condition which if not picked and treated at time leads to devastating course. We present a case of middle aged female with prolong illness of around 2 months , developed devastating septic complications of infective endocarditis and underwent surgical resection of unusually giant vegetation with mitral valve replacement along with antibiotic treatment showed recovery soon after surgery, although her Blood cultures and tissue cultures remained negative. This case is of major interest that she was early recognized for all possible complications of the disease and treated accordingly with difficult surgery despite of prolong illness and complications.

IE vegetation culture negative

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