Valve endocarditis

Date: 4 February 2014

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Image A. Multiple small lesions at both ends of the cordae tendinae in this patient who died of disseminated aspergillosis. He was a previously well 70 year old man who developed pneumonia on holiday, required artificial ventilation and died with a rapidly progressive cavitating pneumonia. Autopsy showed disseminated aspergillosis.

Image B.  Another lesion in pt DB, that histologically showed a mass of hyphae and fibrin.

Image C. Large destructive lesion on the mitral valve in patient DB.

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