Progression of Endocarditis - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit shows multiple anterior cut-away views of the heart comparing normal anatomy with Progression of Endocarditis. The following views are illustrated:
1- Normal heart and bicuspid (aortic) valve function.
2- Early stages of endocarditis with vegetative growth on the valve leaflets.
3- Advanced endocarditis with increased vegetative growth resulting in the incomplete closure of the valve leaflets and leakage of blood.