Aortic valve endocarditis with aortic wall thickening requires close follow-up for a possible abscess formation.

@article{Yeter2009AorticVE,
  title={Aortic valve endocarditis with aortic wall thickening requires close follow-up for a possible abscess formation.},
  author={Ekrem Yeter and N A Bayram and Murat Akçay and Telat Keleş and Tahir Durmaz},
  journal={Perfusion},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={33-5}
}
A 67-year-old woman was admitted with aortic valve endocarditis and aortic wall thickening (AWT). Physical examination and laboratory findings yielded infective endocarditis. Echocardiography revealed several small vegetations on the aortic valve, leading to moderate aortic insufficiency together with a small ventricular septal defect. We also became aware… CONTINUE READING