Infective Endocarditis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 07, 2023
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

The differential diagnosis includes the following:

  • COVID-19 with or without concurrent IE
  • Thrombotic nonbacterial endocarditis
  • Vasculitis
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Marantic endocarditis
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Fever of unknown origin 
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  • Septic pulmonary infarction
  • Tricuspid regurgitation

Differential Diagnoses