A rare case of community-acquired native quadruple-valve endocarditis

Zahra Ojaghi Haghighi, Marzieh Nikparvar, Azin Alizadehasl, Atoosa Mostafavi


We report the case of a male patient with community‑acquired quadruple‑valve endocarditis on presumed normal native valves.This patient had originally presented elsewhere with generalized edema and malaise and had been diagnosed with suspicious endocarditis and renal dysfunction, for which he unfortunately received incomplete treatment. Transthoracic and transesophageal
echocardiographic examinations confirmed quadruple‑valve endocarditis and ventricular septal defect

Key words: Echocardiography, endocarditis, multi‑valvular

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