A rare complication of a hemodialysis tunneled catheter: Case report of a superior vena cava and right atrium candida endocarditis

Infections remain an important cause of death among hemodialysis patients. This population have a higher risk of candidemia. Candida endocarditis it´s a rare but frequently fatal complication of candidemia.A 64 year-old female presented with a purulent discharge at the insertion site of a hemodialys...

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Main Authors: Mariana Sousa, Joana Martins, Sara Barreto, Cristina Santos, Rita Gouveia, José Paulo Santos, Nuno Guerra, Aura Ramos
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Elsevier 2020-01-01
Series:IDCases
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Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214250920300767