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Atrial septal endocarditis can occur as an isolated event or in association with valvular endocarditis. It is also reported following percutaneous device closure of atrial septal defects. We present the echocardiography findings from a young man presenting with endocarditis of an abnormal mitral valve in whom endocarditis was demonstrated associated with an atrial septal defect.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.euje.2006.06.008

Type

Journal article

Journal

Eur J Echocardiogr

Publication Date

01/2007

Volume

8

Pages

48 - 49

Keywords

Adult, Endocarditis, Heart Septal Defects, Atrial, Humans, Male, Mitral Valve, Mitral Valve Insufficiency, Ultrasonography