Corynebacterium diphtheriae endocarditis

The authors report the case of a 69-year-old man with an acute toxemic and febrile syndrome. Immediately after admission, the patient’s mental status rapidly deteriorated. A faint mitral systolic murmur was detected and splenomegaly was observed on ultrasound examination. Laboratory screening reveal...

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Main Authors: Fernando Peixoto Ferraz de Campos, Vilma Takayasu, Hugo Deutsch, Henrique Lane Staniak, Silvia Regina dos Santos
Format: Article
Published: University of São Paulo 2011-03-01
Series:Autopsy and Case Reports
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