Aortic peri-valvular abscess, mycotic aneurysm of Valsalva sinus, and fistula to the right ventricle in a context of acute infectious endocarditis.

D Gouveia, N Cardim, S Longo, J Carranca, C Ferreira, J Cunha, R de Almeida, A Pereira, N Lousada, T Ferreira, T Pereira, M Correia

Abstract


Infective endocarditis continues to attract the attention of many physicians. The authors present a case report of a 64 year old man with a history of infective endocarditis of a native aortic valve complicated by a perivalvular abscess, mycotic aneurysm of a sinus of valsalva and acquired aorta-right ventricular shunt.

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