Non-Bacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis: A Presentation of COVID-19.

Balata D, MellergÄrd J, Ekqvist D, Baranowski J, Garcia IA, Volosyraki M, Broqvist M

Eur J Case Rep Intern Med 7 (8) 001811 [2020-07-21; online 2020-07-21]

The SARS-CoV-2 virus is a newly emergent pathogen first identified in Wuhan, China, and responsible for the COVID-19 global pandemic. In this case report we describe a manifestation of non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis with continuous peripheral embolization in a COVID-19-positive patient. The patient responded well to high-dose LMWH treatment with cessation of the embolic process. Raising awareness of possible complications of COVID-19.To highlight the importance of the careful consideration of and dosage of anticoagulation in non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis.

Type: Journal article

PubMed 32789144

DOI 10.12890/2020_001811

Crossref 10.12890/2020_001811

pii: 1811-1-15256-1-10-20200720
pmc: PMC7417053

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