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Blood culture- negative Infective endocarditis presenting with atypical dermatologic manifestation: a rare case report and review of the literature
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  • Maedeh Najafizadeh ,
  • Fatemeh Dashti,
  • Hamed Pahlevani ,
  • Farzad Kamalizad ,
  • Seyed Mohammad Ali Mirazimi
Maedeh Najafizadeh
Kashan University of Medical Sciences
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Fatemeh Dashti
Kashan University of Medical Sciences
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Hamed Pahlevani
Kashan University of Medical Sciences
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Farzad Kamalizad
Kashan University of Medical Sciences
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Seyed Mohammad Ali Mirazimi
Kashan University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract

Infective endocarditis rarely presents with cutaneous manifestations due to earlier diagnosis and treatment. We present a case of a middle-aged male patient presenting with an erythematous papular rash in the upper extremities and left knee, further progressing into painful ulcers.