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Recurrent streptococcal endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  112689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A woman is described who suffered from multiple episodes of Streptococcus viridans endocarditis over a decade. The possible mechanisms for recurrence are discussed and the past literature on recurrent endocarditis is reviewed. In addition, the patient developed fever and eosinophilia in response to penicillin V, while tolerating penicillin G without incident.
L I Lutwick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1979 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-17     Completed Date:  1979-10-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1027-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Endocarditis, Subacute Bacterial* / drug therapy
Eosinophilia / chemically induced
Fever / chemically induced
Hypothermia / chemically induced
Penicillin G / therapeutic use
Penicillin V / adverse effects,  therapeutic use
Streptococcal Infections* / drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
61-33-6/Penicillin G; 87-08-1/Penicillin V

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