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Case of the Day
Contributed by Dr Tom Foster
Large lobular filling defects seen on CT in keeping with vegetations of infective endocarditis. These were not seen on transthoracic echocardiogram (possibly due to metal artefact), but were later also demonstrated on transesophageal echocardiogram.
Blood cultures were initially negative but repeated cultures and further testing later demonstrated Aspergillus galactomannan…
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