Aspergillus mural vegetation identified by transesophageal echocardiography

Marcy L. Lim, Dwight H. Oliver, Eddy Barasch

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Abstract

We report a case of Aspergillus sp. mural or nonvalvular endocarditis, which was diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) as a vegetation attached to the anterolateral papillary muscle of the left ventricle. Mural endocarditis is often missed by transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) as was the case with this patient. TEE easily identified the vegetation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)283-285
Number of pages3
JournalEchocardiography
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

Keywords

  • Aspergillus sp.
  • mural endocarditis
  • transesophageal echocardiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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