Journal of Cardiovascular Echography

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

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


Nirajan Regmi1, Samiksha Pandey1, Saroj Neupane2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Regmi N, Pandey S, Neupane S. ST-elevation myocardial infarction: An unusual presentation of infective endocarditis.J Cardiovasc Echography 2017;27:99-100


How to cite this URL:
Regmi N, Pandey S, Neupane S. ST-elevation myocardial infarction: An unusual presentation of infective endocarditis. J Cardiovasc Echography [serial online] 2017 [cited 2021 May 11 ];27:99-100
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