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Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly

Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon.

Abstract
Sub acute left-sided bacterial endocarditis is a serious condition that may be overlooked due to highly variable
clinical manifestations. We present the case of a 45-year-old man who presented with complaints of fullness
in his abdomen and splenomegaly that referred to the surgery clinic. He underwent diagnostic splenectomy.
3 month after splenectomy endocarditis was diagnosed. We recommend echocardiography in the work up of
isolated splenomegaly.

Key words: Echocardiography, endocarditis, splenomegaly


 
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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon. Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. 2011; 2(1): 71-73. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601


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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon. Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly. http://www.jcdronline.org/?mno=93019 [Access: January 16, 2022]. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601


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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon. Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. 2011; 2(1): 71-73. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601



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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon. Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. (2011), [cited January 16, 2022]; 2(1): 71-73. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601



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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon (2011) Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res., 2 (1), 71-73. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601



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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon. 2011. Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 2 (1), 71-73. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601



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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon. "Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly." Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 2 (2011), 71-73. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601



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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon. "Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly." Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 2.1 (2011), 71-73. Print. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601



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Atoosheh Rohani, Vahid Akbari, Kianoosh Homayoon (2011) Infective endocarditis presents as isolated splenomegaly. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 2 (1), 71-73. doi:10.4103/0975-3583.78601





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