Point-of-Care Ultrasound Diagnosis of Left-Sided Endocarditis


A 56-year-old male presented to the emergency department (ED) with fatigue, generalized weakness, cough without hemoptysis or dyspnea, occasional fever, night sweats, dark stools, and weight loss for months. Physical exam revealed a cachectic gentleman with bilateral distal pitting edema. Cardiac and respiratory exams revealed no adventitious sounds. Stool… (More)
DOI: 10.5811/westjem.2016.2.29921