Cardiology MCQ 038

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A body of a 57 year old woman underwent autopsy after she was run down by the Graham Ambulance Service outside the clinic. Multiple 2-4 mm vegetations were found on an otherwise normal mitral valve. the vegetations were made of fibrin on histological section, and the underlying valve was essentially normal. The history that would be most likely when you get her clinic chart:

A. Long history of intravenous drug abuse with recent history of fevers to 104 degree F

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Third EditionB. Pancreatic carcinoma being treated on an experimental protocol for chemotherapy

C. History of rheuthmatic fever at age nine with long term mitral stenosis and recent onset of fevers to 103 degree F.

D. Long history of systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE)


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