Isolated native Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis Presenting as PUO in a Young Adult Male Without Any Risk Factors

@inproceedings{Ranjan2015IsolatedNT,
  title={Isolated native Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis Presenting as PUO in a Young Adult Male Without Any Risk Factors},
  author={Piyush Ranjan and Vivek Kumar and Shuvadeep Ganguly and Surabhi Vyas and Rakesh Yadav and Rita Sood},
  booktitle={Journal of family medicine and primary care},
  year={2015}
}
A 28-year-old male presented to our hospital with high-grade fever and weight loss for 4 months. Clinical examination was non-contributory and there was no history of any high-risk behavior or prolonged skin or dental infections. Native tricuspid-valve endocarditis may rarely present in these settings and high index of suspicion is essential for early… CONTINUE READING