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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 91-93

A case of left-sided infective endocarditis in intravenous drug abuser with mycotic aneurysm and myocardial infarction with nonobstructive coronaries

Department of Medicine, ABVIMS and RML Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Nitin Rustogi
Department of Medicine, ABVIMS and RML Hospital, New Delhi - 110 001
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DOI: 10.4103/jopcs.jopcs_8_21

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Left-sided Infective endocarditis (IE) is an uncommon occurrence in intravenous drug users (IVDU) in clinical practice. This case describes a 28-year-old male IVDU who presented with abdominal pain, fever, and breathlessness and diagnosed with aortic valve IE. This case highlights the possibility of left-sided IE in IVDU and rare complications of ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction with Non-obstructive Coronaries and Mycotic Aneurysm (MA) associated with it.

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