TITLE

HISTOPLASMA CAPSULATUM ENDOCARDITIS: REPORT OF A CASE FOLLOWING HEART SURGERY

AUTHOR(S)
Canlas, M.S.; Dillon Jr., M.L.
PUB. DATE
July 1977
SOURCE
Angiology;Jul1977, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p454
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Clinical, laboratory, and pathologic features of a case of Histoplasma capsulatum endocarditis in a 57-year-old white male following an open mitral commissurotomy are presented. This is the second reported case of Histoplasma endocarditis following surgery. Treatment with amphotericin B failed in these two cases, though cases of Histoplasmosis endocarditis have been successfully treated. The importance of early diagnosis and treatment is emphasized.
ACCESSION #
16398234

 

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