• Corpus ID: 6831354

Atypical presentation of infective endocarditis.

  title={Atypical presentation of infective endocarditis.},
  author={Karuppiah Arunachalam},
  journal={Rhode Island medical journal},
  volume={99 7},
  • K. Arunachalam
  • Published 1 July 2016
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Rhode Island medical journal
The HACEK group of organisms are one of the infrequent causes of infective endocarditis. Infective endocarditis should be recognized and treated promptly to prevent excessive morbidity and mortality associated with the disease. Sometimes the diagnosis is delayed due to vague and subtle presentation. Through this case report, risk factors of Cardiobacterium hominis endocarditis and its atypical presentation is illustrated to increase the recognition of infective endocarditis as one of the… 

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