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Large mobile calcified vegetation attached on the left atrial side of the mitral annulus. M mode below shows the variable appearance of the vegetation surface from beat to beat. The patient has chronic renal failure.

Transthoracic and transesophageal images of a vegetation on the wire of an implanted cardioverter defibrillator.

Pathology of Endocarditis with Abscess Formation

Destructive abscess with calcification in a young patient with end stage renal failure.

Fibrocalcific nodular protrusions (FCN) on both sides of the mitral valve projecting into the left atrium as well as into the left ventricle.

Right atrial fibrocalcific nodule (RAN) located just above the tricuspid valve (TV). Ruptured, thickened chordae tendineae (CT). Septal abscess (SA).

Calcification of the aortic leaflets: RC, NC and LC are the right, non, and left coronary cusps respectively. Abscess of the interventricular septum (SA).

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