Subarachnoid haemorrhage associated with infectious endocarditis: case report and literature review.

@article{Chukwudelunzu2002SubarachnoidHA,
  title={Subarachnoid haemorrhage associated with infectious endocarditis: case report and literature review.},
  author={Felix E. Chukwudelunzu and Robert J Brown and Eelco F. M. Wijdicks and James M. Steckelberg},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={423-7}
}
Cases of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) as a presenting feature or soon after initiation of antibiotics in infectious endocarditis (IE) have been reported. However, most had documented mycotic aneurysms as the source of haemorrhage. Reports of IE associated with SAH of unclear source are rare. A case of SAH associated with IE is reported. We also reviewed our data set on neurological complications of IE at Mayo Clinic Rochester from 1980 to 1996 for additional cases. In addition to the index… CONTINUE READING
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