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14 August 2017 Patients' condition did Chest x-ray: pulmonary not improve and blood edema.
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Only 3% of 300 echocardiograms were positive for a mass, abscess, thrombus, or new valve regurgitation consistent with infective endocarditis
. Eight of the 10 (2.7%) patients with positive echocardiography were diagnosed with infective endocarditis
Patients with comorbid conditions such as diabetes, dialysis-dependent renal failure, and intravenous drug abuse and the immune compromised status associated with acquired immune deficiency syndrome and pulmonary tuberculosis masquerade diagnostic challenges that also have important implications for treatment of IE Patients with poor dental hygiene and diabetes mellitus are also conditions associated with an increased incidence of infective endocarditis
, mainly the profound immunosuppression found in AIDS along with pulmonary tuberculosis predisposes these patients to multiple opportunistic infections including IE.
(IE) is defined as an infection of the endocardial surface, which may involve native or prosthetic heart valves, the mural endocardium, interventricular septum, chordae tendineae, or surfaces of intracardiac devices .
The real incidence of infective endocarditis
is hard to be obtained because of the population characteristics and other reasons.
He collapsed in Arizona in February and was found to be suffering from the blood infection infective endocarditis