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Korean Circ J. 1996 Jun;26(3):748-751. Korean. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.4070/kcj.1996.26.3.748
Seo YM , Doo YC , Kyung TY , Ji JH , Kim DK , Han KR , Oh DJ , Rim CY .
Abstract

Endocarditis due to anaerobes is not a rare ocurrence. However, Clostridial endocarditis, most cases are caused by Clostridium perfringens, is an uncommon disease. Clostridium are gram positive spore forming obligate anaerobes that are found widely in soil, water, and foods. They naturally inhabit the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and female genital tract. We observed a case of Clostridium perfringens endocarditis in a 67 years old woman. Who experienced fever, chronic diarrhea and vegetation in the aortic valve.

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