Mitral valve endocarditis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a case report.

@article{Polovina2014MitralVE,
  title={Mitral valve endocarditis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a case report.},
  author={Marija M. Polovina and Tatjana S Potpara and Ivana Milosevic and Jelena M Stepanovi{\'c} and Mom{\vc}ilo Jovanovi{\'c} and Milorad Pavlovi{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={676-9}
}
Previously, endocarditis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa mostly involved right-sided valvular infection and generally carried a good prognosis. Recently, changes have been observed in the occurrence and clinical presentation of pseudomonal endocarditis, with increasing incidence of nosocomial infections and involvement of the aortic and mitral valves. Still, pseudomonal left-sided endocarditis is rare, but is frequently associated with complications and high mortality rates. A case of a high… CONTINUE READING

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