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Streptococcus agalactiae endocarditis.
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PMID:  22770786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Streptococcus agalactiae endocarditis is a rare clinical entity that is generally characterized by acute onset, the presence of large vegetations, rapid valvular destruction and frequent complications, particularly embolization. Mortality is high with medical therapy alone. The authors present a case report of Streptococcus agalactiae endocarditis in a young patient treated by prompt surgery. The literature is reviewed.
Authors:
Carina Machado; Carla Almeida; Emília Santos; Nuno Pelicano; Raquel Dourado; Dinis Martins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0870-2551     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710716     Medline TA:  Rev Port Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; POR     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia. Published by Elsevier España. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Serviço de Cardiologia, Hospital do Divino Espírito Santo, Ponta Delgada, S. Miguel, Portugal.
Vernacular Title:
Endocardite a Streptococcus agalactiae.
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