TITLE

Recurrent strokes in a 46-year-old woman: rapidly progressive nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis

AUTHOR(S)
Scozzafava, James; Hussain, Muhammad S.; Ahmed, S. Nizam; Khan, Khursid
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/24/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p1055
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case report regarding recurrent strokes in a 46-year-old woman with nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE). The clinical condition of the patient was described. A transbronchial biopsy confirmed a stage IIIA adenocracinoma in the patient's right lung. The case illustrates that malignancy and cardiac abnormalities in NBTE often associated with cytokine release.
ACCESSION #
22737017

 

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