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RADIOLOGY: HEART: Case# 33070: PERIVALVULAR ABSCESS. 65 year old male with peri-prosthetic aortic valve staph aureus abscess and endocarditis. Multiple infarcts in the spleen as well as a possible small infarct in the left kidney are visualized. Peripheral wedged shaped opacities in the lower lung zones most likely representing infarctions as well. The peri-prosthetic abscess is identified. No definite intraabdominal abscess is seen.