• Medicine
  • Published 2011

Legionella disease complicated by complete heart block

@inproceedings{Stine2011LegionellaDC,
  title={Legionella disease complicated by complete heart block},
  author={Jonathan G. Stine and Omar Khaled Ali Ragab and Chalapathy Venkatesan},
  year={2011}
}
Legionella disease is a systemic infection with rare cardiac manifestations. Known cardiac presentations include myocarditis, pericarditis, endocarditis and pericardial effusion. Only two cases of conduction disturbance have been reported in adults, one in the setting of verapamil use. A 56 year-old African American woman with a history of active tobacco abuse and diabetes presented with fevers, fatigue and altered mental status and was subsequently found to have community acquired pneumonia… CONTINUE READING

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