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Markers of infective endocarditis

Findings in Hands
  • Clubbing
  • Osler's nodes are reddish purple tender nodule in distal pad of finger and toe
  • Janeway lesions  are coalesced non-tender hemorrhagic lesion of palm and sole.
  • Splinter haemorrhages  are linear subungual hemorrhage - distal third of nail.
Findings in Eyes
  • Pallor and Roth spots