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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 99-100

ST-elevation myocardial infarction: An unusual presentation of infective endocarditis


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
2 Department of Cardiology, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA

Correspondence Address:
Saroj Neupane
Department of Cardiology, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross Road, Detroit, MI 48236
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_3_17

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Acute coronary syndrome is an uncommon complication in patients with infective endocarditis, either in the acute phase of infection or later in the course. We describe a case of unusual presentation of infective endocarditis as ST-elevation myocardial infarction secondary to coronary embolization from mitral valve endocarditis.


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