Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica
versión impresa ISSN 1726-4634
Right sided endocarditis usually involves the tricuspid valve, while pulmonary valve is affected exceptionally (less than 1,5%), there fore few cases reported in the literature. The clinical of pulmonary valve endocarditis are not the classics of infectious endocarditis, as they are the symptoms of lung septic embolism. Isolated pulmonary native valve endocarditis is an unusual clinical entity in non-users of intravenous drugs. We present a case of a male patient with diabetes mellitus type 2 and without other predisposing factor.
Palabras llave : Infective endocarditis; Pulmonary valve.