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Ann Med Res. 2005; 12(2): 129-131

An Early Detection of Silent Aspergillus flavus Infection in a Patient with Calcific Mitral and Aortic Valve Stenosis


Mehmet Sait Tekerekoğlu,* Mehmet Refik Bayraktar*, Gülay Yetkin*, Ayşegül Çiçek*, Vedat Nisanoğlu**



We present a case of infective endocarditis due to Aspergillus Flavus in a 61 years old man with calcific valvular stenosis.

This is the first case of Aspergillus endocarditis in absence of overt clinical manifestations and lack of predisposing

factors. Patient recovered after cardiac surgery and amphotericin therapy.

Key Words: Endocarditis, Aspergillus flavus

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