Document Detail

Mural vegetations at the site of endocardial trauma in infective endocarditis complicating idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  573057     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In two patients infective endocarditis developed as the primary manifestation of idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis. Infected vegetations were present on the mitral and aortic valves. In addition, bacterial vegetations were observed on the septal endocardium at the site of contact between the mitral valve leaflet and the hypertrophic septum. Thus, chronic endocardial trauma, a common finding in idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, may provide a fertile nidus for the development of bacterial vegetation.
T H LeJemtel; S M Factor; M Koenigsberg; M O'Reilly; R Frater; E H Sonnenblick
Related Documents :
25478277 - Left-sided patent ductus arteriosus in a right-sided aortic arch.
25274137 - Sensitivity of visual and quantitative detection of middle cerebral artery occlusion on...
21440907 - Therapeutic potential of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma agonist rosig...
22674937 - Delayed postpartum haemorrhage secondary to a ruptured uterine artery pseudo-aneurysm, ...
16207557 - Incremental value of ischemic stunning on the detection of severe and extensive coronar...
3131897 - A study in organogenesis: the arterial supply of the anorectal region in the human embr...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1979 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-24     Completed Date:  1979-10-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  569-74     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / complications*,  diagnosis
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*,  diagnosis
Middle Aged
Wounds and Injuries / complications

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Common problems in the medical care of pilots.
Next Document:  The structure and distribution of the cross-striated fibril and associated membranes in guinea pig p...