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Extensive Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis with Recurrent Strokes as a manifestation of Diffuse Scleroderma

      Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE) is a very rare manifestation of systemic inflammatory states and advanced malignancy. We describe newly diagnosed diffuse scleroderma in a patient who presented with multiple strokes and florid NBTE of the mitral, tricuspid and aortic valves.
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