Endocarditis

Endovascular infection of cardiovascular structures, including intracardiac foreign bodies
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Presentation and incidence in endocarditis patients. Attempted mnemonic at the top ;)

Presentation and incidence in endocarditis patients. Attempted mnemonic at the top ;)

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Causes - locations of common G+, HACEK and Culture -ve

Causes - locations of common G+, HACEK and Culture -ve

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Microscopic - Acute endocarditis, with evidence of fibrin and inflammatory infiltration.

Microscopic - Acute endocarditis, with evidence of fibrin and inflammatory infiltration.

Macroscopic - mitral valve vegetations

Macroscopic - mitral valve vegetations

Diagnosis - Modified Duke criteria (2 majors / 1 major + 3 minors / 5 minors)

Diagnosis - Modified Duke criteria (2 majors / 1 major + 3 minors / 5 minors)

Sequelae - Local and systemic complications

Sequelae - Local and systemic complications

Differential diagnosis (Square > Oval)

Differential diagnosis (Square > Oval)

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