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Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11916609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 63-year-old man presented with cachexia and confusion. He was found to have culture-negative endocarditis affecting his aortic valve. Despite treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics and extensive investigation for an underlying cause, he suffered a large cerebral infarct and died. At post-mortem he was found to have non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis and a metastatic signet-ring carcinoma.
V Markides; P Nihoyannopoulos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1525-2167     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-03-27     Completed Date:  2002-05-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  291-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Waller Cardiac Department, St Mary's Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / complications,  diagnosis
Aortic Valve / pathology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Endocarditis / diagnosis,  etiology*
Heart Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis
Intracranial Thrombosis / complications*,  diagnosis
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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