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Aortic valve endocarditis causing fatal myocardial infarction caused by ostial coronary artery obliteration
  1. M Schmitt,
  2. S Puri,
  3. N R Dalal

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A 43 year old man developed biventricular heart failure over a period of eight weeks following dental extraction. On admission he was found to have severe congestive hepatopathy with profound jaundice, pronounced ascites, and peripheral oedema. Auscultation of the heart revealed a 3/6 holosystolic and a 3/6 diastolic decrescendo murmur, both audible over all precordium. Transthoracic echocardiography (see …

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