Hemorrhagic brain abscess in infective endocarditis


We report a case of infective endocarditis (IE) that presented with acute neurological deterioration due to bleeding into a brain abscess disseminated from mitral valve vegetation. The patient recovered following surgical evacuation of hemorrhage/abscess and prolonged systemic administration of antibiotics. Although IE causes various neurological… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/PL00011929


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@article{Inamasu2001HemorrhagicBA, title={Hemorrhagic brain abscess in infective endocarditis}, author={Joji Inamasu and Y. Nakamura and Ryuta Saito and Yoshiaki Kuroshima and Kiyoshi Ichikizaki}, journal={Emergency Radiology}, year={2001}, volume={8}, pages={308-310} }