Recognizing Infective Endocarditis in the Emergency Department
- Author(s): Tsagaratos, Costandinos
- Taha, Farook W
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.5811/westjem.2011.6.6806
A 52-year-old Caucasian male presented to the emergency department complaining of nontraumatic painful swelling and redness of the distal left fourth finger for 2 days, associated with malaise and subjective fever. The patient denied medical history, drugs, tobacco, or alcohol use. [West J Emerg Med. 2012;13(1):92–93.]