Saturday, March 19, 2016

Q: In most cases, Janeway lesions in Infective Endocarditis signifies what?

Answer: Janeway lesions are more common and points towards acute infective endocarditis instead of  subacute Infective Endocarditis. They are usually  distal, flat, ecchymotic, and painless and are caused by septc emboli which deposit bacteria, forming microabscesses.

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