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URBANA ATLAS OF PATHOLOGY


Cardiovascular Volume

Image Number 016 - Rheumatic endocarditis, active, mitral valve

This is one of the hallmarks of rheumatic endocarditis. Note the vegetations along the lines of closure of the valve leaflets. These vegetations are seen in this slide as bumps along the division between the trabeculae carnae below and the smooth endocardium above.

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