Rheumatic Heart Disease with Multiple Systemic Emboli: A Rare Occurrence in a Single Subject

@inproceedings{Pradhan2018RheumaticHD,
  title={Rheumatic Heart Disease with Multiple Systemic Emboli: A Rare Occurrence in a Single Subject},
  author={Ravi Ranjan Pradhan and Ashish Jha and Gaurav Nepal and Manju Sharma},
  booktitle={Cureus},
  year={2018}
}
Valvular heart disease is one of the more common diseases in low- and middle-income countries, when associated with atrial fibrillation (AF), carries a risk of multisystemic embolizations. We report a case of 37-year-old man with multiple systemic emboli consisting of acute ischemic stroke, acute myocardial infarction, and acute limb ischemia. This is a rare occurrence in a single subject. The patient had a background of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) involving severe mitral stenosis (MS) with… CONTINUE READING

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