Mitral Valve Endocarditis
Bacterial or Fungal Infection of Mitral Valve
Mitral valve endocarditis is a bacterial or fungal infection of the mitral valve.
Causes the Valve to Leak
This can damage or even destroy the valve by causing growths or holes on the valve or scarring of the valve tissue, most often causing the valve to leak.
Can Be Fatal
Without treatment, the condition can be fatal.