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Figure 1: Transaxial (a), coronal (b) and sagittal (c) noncontrast computed tomography images show the mitral prosthetic valve (arrow). On transaxial (d), coronal (e) and sagittal (f) positron emission tomography, and transaxial (g), coronal (h), and sagittal (i) fused positron emission tomography-computed tomography images, focal increased 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake is seen in the prosthetic valve (arrow, SUVmax 5.3), suggestive of prosthetic valve endocarditis. Post removal culture from the prosthetic valve showed growth of Candida albicans

Figure 1: Transaxial (a), coronal (b) and sagittal (c) noncontrast computed tomography images show the mitral prosthetic valve (arrow). On transaxial (d), coronal (e) and sagittal (f) positron emission tomography, and transaxial (g), coronal (h), and sagittal (i) fused positron emission tomography-computed tomography images, focal increased <sup>18</sup>F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptake is seen in the prosthetic valve (arrow, SUV<sub>max</sub> 5.3), suggestive of prosthetic valve endocarditis. Post removal culture from the prosthetic valve showed growth of <i>Candida albicans</i>