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Pneumothorax secondary to septic pulmonary emboli in tricuspid endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1494775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases of pneumothorax secondary to pulmonary septic infarctions occurred in the course of tricuspid endocarditis in intravenous drug misusers. This unusual complication must be considered in patients with right sided endocarditis who develop pleuritic chest pain, haemoptysis, or breathlessness.
Authors:
J E Corzo; F Lozano de León; J Gómez-Mateos; L López-Cortes; R Vázquez; F García-Bragado
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thorax     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0040-6376     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorax     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-11     Completed Date:  1993-03-11     Revised Date:  2010-09-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417353     Medline TA:  Thorax     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1080-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital Valme, Seville, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*
Heroin
Humans
Male
Pneumothorax / etiology*
Pulmonary Embolism / complications*
Substance Abuse, Intravenous / complications*
Tricuspid Valve / microbiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
561-27-3/Heroin
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