Vector Biology JournalISSN: 2473-4810

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A Case Report of Infective Endocarditis due to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Mycobacterium Endocarditis is a very rare case. A 5 years old boy presented us with the history of fever and breathlessness. CXR shows huge cardiomegaly, patient is anemic and temperature is raised. On echo revels vegetation on TV valve ē huge pericardial effusion ē features of early tamponade. Pericardial fluid was drawn and the symptoms improved. Pericardial fluid colour was milky ē exudative in nature. ADA for mycobacterium tuberculosis was positive. The patient was given anti tuberculosis drug & improved with time.

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