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Clinical Features Of Infective Endocarditis. Infective Endocarditis


Clinical Features Of Infective Endocarditis.

1. Fever:
    There is a high-grade fever in Acute Infective Endocarditis. Fever may be of low grade or completely absent in Sub acute Infective Endocarditis.

2. Cardiac Murmurs. 

    In a normal person, a physician can auscultate two heart sounds. (called lub-dub sounds) These are referred clinically as S1 and S2 respectively. Any additional sound to these two is called murmur. therefore, Murmurs can be heard while auscultating the chest of a patient with infective endocarditis.

3. Chills.
    Rigour or chills are the shaking sensations during high fever.

4. Weakness

5. Lassitude. (Fatigue)

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