A 40-year-old man with a long history of intravenous drug addiction presents to the emergency room complaining of fever, anorexia, malaise, shortness of breath, cough and chest pain for 2 days. On physical examination, temperature is 102.7 F, Pulse is 110/min. and blood pressure is 110/66. Irregular erythematous nodules are seen on his hands and feet.
Which of the following is most likely valvular lesion associated with this infection? #usmle #medicine
A - Mitral valve stenosis
B - Mitral valve regurgitation
C - Tricuspid valve regurgitation
D - Aortic valve stenosis
E - Pulmonic valve stenosis
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