Tricuspid valvar endocarditis caused by penicillin resistant pneumococcus

Janice E. Bothwell, Frank Casey, C. Hugh Webb

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Abstract

A 6-year-old boy presented with endocarditis of the tricuspid valve caused by penicillin resistant pneumococcus. He had no history of congenital cardiac disease. The likely portal of entry for the organism was the middle ear.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)556-558
Number of pages3
JournalCardiology in the Young
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 1 Sep 2001

Keywords

  • Endocarditis
  • Paediatrics
  • Penicillin resistant pneumococcus

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