Right Coronary Artery Septic Embolization Secondary to Aerococcus urinae Native Mitral Valve Endocarditis

Kunal D. Kotkar, Sameh M. Said, Hector Michelena, Brendan Wanta, Maria D. Fritock, Larry M. Baddour

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Abstract

Septic embolization to the coronary arteries from infective endocarditis is a rare occurrence. Appropriate treatment is not yet fully determined. We report a case of mitral valve endocarditis due to Aerococcus urinae presenting as acute inferior myocardial infarction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e295-e297
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume102
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

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