Tricuspid valve(TV) destruction with a remote history of endocarditis without known risk factors (ie, HIV, intravenous drug use, neoplasm, trauma) is rare. We describe the case of a TVs destruction in a 12-year-old non-HIV boy, with a 4-year history of endocarditis without known risk factors nor evidence regarding previous appropriately management.
- valvar diseases
- heart failure
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Contributors FS contributed to concept/design. AA made the critical revision of the manuscript. HY-A and KN approved the article.
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