What is Endocarditis? Bump on Hand Reveals Heart Issue

What is Endocarditis? Bump on Hand Reveals Heart Issue

The bump (which can be viewed here) originally appeared as a small red patch of skin. However, over the course of two weeks it changed color to blue and began pulsating, according to a report of his case published Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine. It eventually became so painful, that he went to the emergency room. In addition to the odd lump, he also told medical staff that he recently lost 26 pounds and was dealing with a number of other health issues: 6-week history of fevers, decreased appetite and night sweats. After a physical examination, his...

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