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General
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Etiology
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Pathophysiology
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Causative organisms
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Classification
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Tables / Diagrams
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Duke criteria for diagnosis

Mechanism of infective endocarditis

Investigation
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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Osler's nodes on a finger and foot

Gross description
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Gross images
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Acute endocarditis shows fibrinous vegetations

Large vegetation on atrial aspect of valve

Mitral valve

Mural thrombus

Prosthetic valve endocarditis

Micro description
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Micro images
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Mycotic aneurysm

Dense inflammation and fibrinoid necrosis

Fungal endocarditis

Silver methenamine

Valve destruction with necrosis, bacterial clump

H&E, gram stain

Q fever: aortic and mitral values

CD68

Degenerative damage

Antibody to Coxiella burnetii

Histochemical stains
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Immunohistochemistry
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Molecular/Genetics
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Complications and their mechanism
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Additional references
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End of Heart > Inflammatory heart disease > Infective endocarditis



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