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A Case of Pneumococcal Endocarditis Following a Nose Trauma
Shahla Afrasiabian , Maedeh Kamalizad , Noshin Hadizadeh , Behzad Mohsenpour , Ehsan Mostafavi
Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
Abstract:   (1121 Views)
Pneumococcal endocarditis is an uncommon disease. Here, we describe a case of endocarditis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in a young man following a nose trauma. In traumas that involve the respiratory system and the mucous membrane, bacterial complications such as colonization and bacteremia and end-organ involvement should be considered by physicians.
Keywords: Pneumococcal Endocarditis, Nose Trauma, Heart Diseases
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Infectious diseases and public health
Received: 2017/07/26 | Accepted: 2017/08/21 | Published: 2017/12/27
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