Rhonda V Fleming

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Pneumococcal endocarditis is a very serious and rare clinical entity that results in significant morbidity and high mortality rates. It causes severe disease and is typically seen in alcoholics and immunocompromised patients. Antimicrobial therapy and timely surgery are warranted for optimal management and improving outcomes. We present a case of a(More)
Invasive amebiasis is not frequently seen in the United States. It is associated with considerable morbidity in patients residing in or traveling to endemic areas. We report a case series of patients with amebic colitis in a United States-Mexico border city to alert physicians to the varied clinical manifestations. Nine patients were diagnosed with amebic(More)
Invasive amebiasis is common worldwide, but infrequently observed in the United States. It is associated with considerable morbidity in patients residing in or traveling to endemic areas. We review the clinical and endoscopic manifestations of amebic colitis to alert physicians to the varied clinical manifestations of this potentially life-threatening(More)
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