TITLE

An unusual case of endocarditis

AUTHOR(S)
Malnick, Stephen D. H.; Shimoni, Sara; Zimhony, Oren
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/11/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p1087
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the case of a woman with endocarditis. The patient was admitted to a hospital with symptoms of the disease, including cough and fever. The results of her diagnosis are stated. In addition, this article presents the treatments received by the patient.
ACCESSION #
20879441

 

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