Proteus mirabilis prosthetic valve endocarditis is a rare and life-threatening condition not yet reported on tricuspid bioprostheses. We report a cas of a 43-year old woman, a heroin-user, presented with a giant vegetation extended the tricuspid valve prosthesis to the pulmonary artery.

Proteus mirabilis bioprosthetic tricuspid valve endocarditis with massive right ventricular vegetation: A new entity in the prosthetic valve endocarditis aetiology

SALSANO, ANTONIO;SPORTELLI, ELENA;BORILE, SILVIA;SANTINI, FRANCESCO
2016

Abstract

Proteus mirabilis prosthetic valve endocarditis is a rare and life-threatening condition not yet reported on tricuspid bioprostheses. We report a cas of a 43-year old woman, a heroin-user, presented with a giant vegetation extended the tricuspid valve prosthesis to the pulmonary artery.
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