Infective Endocarditis Presented as a Right Atrium Mass in a
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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBD) is a disease commonly encountered in modern society with increasing frequency in developed countries. It can promote IE (infective endocarditis) by increasing transmucosal permeability and thus facilitating bacterial invasion to the blood stream. Moreover, the need for immunosuppressive drugs and use of invasive procedures and devices such as CVC (central venous catheter) are additional predisposing factors. We present a case of severe acute infective endocarditis diagnosed as ulcerative colitis in further workup....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4452320/
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