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Infective endocarditis (IE) is a relatively rare infectious disease with considerable morbidity and mortality of around 20%.1 Classic dermatological manifestations suggestive of septicaemia have been described in IE. These findings can often lead to the diagnosis but can be difficult to distinguish from other non-specific lesions.
A 49-year-old woman presented with fever and skin lesions for 10 days and weakness of her left arm …
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