Peripheral Signs of Infective Endocarditis.
(From the collection of Sanjay Sharma, St George’s University of London, UK)NB: Roth's spots, or white-centered retinal hemorrhages, may be seen in a variety of conditions, including: leukemia, subacute bacterial endocarditis, ischemic events associated with elevated venous pressure, and systemic vascular conditions with capillary fragility.
3-Janeway lesions: Nontender, erythematous and nodular lesions most commonly found on the palms and soles of some patients with infective endocarditis.
4-Splinter hemorrhages: Small, linear hemorrhages under the nails that are usually asymptomatic and found in some patients with infective endocarditis.
*References:--Peripheral Signs of Endocarditis,Frank L. Urbano, MD.
-Roth's Spots,Zsolt Varga, M.B., B.Chir., and Jiri Pavlu, M.D, N Engl J Med 2005; 353:1041