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Endocarditis caused by B fragilis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6861536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 54-year-old man had had an acute anterior myocardial infarction nine years prior to this hospital admission. Since that time he had been asymptomatic with the exception of occasional episodes of precordial chest pain. The patient died from septic shock on the tenth day after the present admission. On autopsy there was an old myocardial infarct with aneurysmal dilatation of the left ventricle which contained a large thrombus with multiple abscesses. Septic infarcts were also found in the left kidney and the left temporal lobe of the brain.
Authors:
A Esteban; W R Wilson; S Ruiz-Santana; P Fernandez-Segoviano; R Martinez Cabruja
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1983 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-08-11     Completed Date:  1983-08-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bacteroides Infections / pathology*
Bacteroides fragilis
Coronary Disease / pathology
Endocarditis, Bacterial / etiology*,  pathology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardium / pathology
Shock, Septic / etiology

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