[A rare complication of brucellosis: mitral valve endocarditis].

  title={[A rare complication of brucellosis: mitral valve endocarditis].},
  author={Yeşim G{\"u}ray and Sezgin Ozt{\"u}rk and Ayça Boyaci},
  journal={Turk Kardiyoloji Dernegi arsivi : Turk Kardiyoloji Derneginin yayin organidir},
  volume={36 5},
Early diagnosis of brucella endocarditis is of paramount importance because of its fatal consequences. The most commonly affected localization is the aortic valve, while mitral valve involvement is rare. A 44-year-old male patient with a history of rheumatic heart disease presented with fever, fatigue, and back pain. Three consecutive blood cultures… CONTINUE READING