Endocarditis is an infection of the heart's valves or its inner lining (endocardium). It is most common in people who have a damaged, diseased, or artificial heart valve.

Endocarditis is an infection of the heart's valves or its inner lining (endocardium). It is most common in people who have a damaged, diseased, or artificial heart valve.

Name:  Tom Link, CRA, FOPS  Description:  Fundus photo - Roth Spots in Leukemia

Name: Tom Link, CRA, FOPS Description: Fundus photo - Roth Spots in Leukemia

ROTH SPOTS IN INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS  The presence of white-centered hemorrhages (Roth spots) should prompt the consideration of possible infective endocarditis.  NEJM 2014; 370: e38 - June 19, 2014.

ROTH SPOTS IN INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS The presence of white-centered hemorrhages (Roth spots) should prompt the consideration of possible infective endocarditis. NEJM 2014; 370: e38 - June 19, 2014.

Janeway lesions, sign of infective endocarditis (microabscesses caused by septic emboli)------Osler nodes are similar and also a sign of infective endocarditis, but are tender (caused by immune complex deposition)

Janeway lesions, sign of infective endocarditis (microabscesses caused by septic emboli)------Osler nodes are similar and also a sign of infective endocarditis, but are tender (caused by immune complex deposition)

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