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7 (
3
); 160-161
doi:
10.25259/IJCDW_6_2022

Infective Endocarditis-Aortic Root Abscess

Department of Cardiology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Corresponding author: Shaik Abdul Samad, Department of Cardiology, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. abdulsamad9392@gmail.com
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How to cite this article: Samad SA, Reddy KK. Infective endocarditisaortic root abscess. Indian J Cardiovasc Dis Women 2022;7:160-1.

A 25 year/male with MRSA infective endocarditis of aortic valve with root abscess [Figures 1 and 2][1,2]

Figure 1:: TTE PLAX view showing paravalvular abscess projecting into aortic root.
Figure 2:: TTE PSAX view showing paravalvular abscess extending beyond non-coronary cusp.

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Patients’ consent not required as there are no patients in this study.

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