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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 92-95

Healthcare-Associated nontuberculous mycobacterial endocarditis following coronary artery angiography

1 IDTM Clinic, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Healthcare Infectious Disease Clinic, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Kalpak Bhatt
IDTM Clinic, Office No. 402, 4th Floor, Gala Business Centre-2 Rajhans Society, SV Desai Marg, Ahmedabad - 380 006, Gujarat
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_147_22

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Infective endocarditis in a patient with structural heart disease following coronary artery angiography is a rare complication. We report a rare case of Mycobacterium chelonae infective endocarditis following coronary artery angiography in a young male with congenital heart disease. This case illustrates the diagnostic as well as therapeutic challenges we faced when managing this rare infectious entity.

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