Mitral/Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis

 

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This individual's initial 4 chamber TEE view shows a large vegetation adherent to the septal tricuspid leaflet as well as a large vegetation along the mitral valve.

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Additional views of the tricuspid valve show that in fact more than one leaflet is involved and that there is severe tricuspid regurgitation by color Doppler.

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A closer look at the mitral valve shows the posterior leaflet is primarily involved with resultant eccentric regurgitation over the anterior leaflet. A leaflet perforation is also likely.

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The aortic valve was free of disease. This individual went on to have mitral and tricuspid valve surgery.