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CASE REPORT
Severe tricuspid valve destruction secondary to previous non-appropriately treated endocarditis

Abstract

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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