A rare cause of delayed contrast enhancement on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging - Infective endocarditis


Dursun M. , YILMAZ S., SAYIN O. , OLGAR S., DURSUN F., YEKELER E. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, cilt.29, ss.709-711, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.rct.0000177520.02175.28
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.709-711

Özet

Although there have been a few reports about the magnetic resonance (MR) imaging features of infective endocarditis (IE), delayed contrast enhancement attributable to fibrosis has not been previously described. The case of a 4-year-old girl who was diagnosed with IE based on positive blood culture results and echocardiographic findings is presented. At cardiac MR imaging, late phase contrast-enhanced images revealed a significant enhancement suggesting fibrosis secondary to IE.