A Case of Coronary Septic Embolism

  • Ashwin K Hari Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur
  • B L Harikrishnan Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur
  • P Baburaj Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur
Keywords: Infective endocarditis with coronary septic embolism, Myocardial infarction post acute infective endocarditis, Coronary septic embolism

Abstract

Coronary artery septic embolisation resulting in acute myocardial infarction is a rare complication of infective endocarditis.1
Diagnosis requires high clinical suspicion, echocardiography, coronary angiography and cultures of peripheral blood and/or embolic material. Optimal therapy is unknown. We report a case of 27 yr old male who had recently been diagnosed with IE later presented with AMI.

Author Biographies

Ashwin K Hari, Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

B L Harikrishnan, Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

P Baburaj, Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur

Professor, Department of Medicine

Published
2018-06-29
How to Cite
Hari, A., Harikrishnan, B., & Baburaj, P. (2018). A Case of Coronary Septic Embolism. Kerala Medical Journal, 11(2), 54-55. Retrieved from https://www.keralamedicaljournal.com/index.php/KMJ/article/view/471