Changing Pattern of Infective Endocarditis

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Syed Karamat Ali Shah
Shahab ud Din
Muhammad Hafizullah
Muhammad Arabi
Inayat Ullah
Waheed A. Sahibzada


Forty five indoor patients of infective Endocarditis admitted during 1985-87 with mean age of 19 years are being reported. 37 patients (82%) had pre-existing rheumatic valualar lessions and 8 patients (18%) had underlying congenital heart disease. Two patients had prosthetic valve endocarditis while right-sided endocarditis was found in 8 cases (18%).

Fever, anaemia, clubbing splenomegaly and microscopic haematuria were the common features. Portal of entry could not be established in an case.

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Shah SKA, Din S ud, Hafizullah M, Arabi M, Ullah I, Sahibzada WA. Changing Pattern of Infective Endocarditis. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Aug. 23 [cited 2024 Jul. 24];5(1). Available from:
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