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A CASE OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS AND PULMONARY SEPTIC EMBOLISM IN A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY

Herlina Dimiati
Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Syiah Kuala University/ Dr Zainoel Abidin Hospital , Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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  • Submited: May 31, 2019
  • Published: June 15, 2019

Abstract

Infective endocarditis (IE) is an uncommon infection of the cardiac endothelium. IE includes both acute bacterial endocarditis and sub-acute bacterial endocarditis (SBE). IE is an old problem in a new cover. Infective endocarditis (IE) in children can result in significant morbidity and mortality. A severe complication of infective endocarditis (IE) is organ embolization such as septic pulmonary embolism (SPE). The aim of this paper is to report an EI case in a 10-years boy with fatal outcome due to septic pulmonary embolism.

How to Cite
Dimiati, H. (2019). A CASE OF INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS AND PULMONARY SEPTIC EMBOLISM IN A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY. Jmcrr, 2(6). Retrieved from http://jmcrr.info/index.php/jmcrr/article/view/75
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