Abstract

The authors present a case of Austrian syndrome, the triad of pneumococcal pneumonia, endocarditis and meningitis, in a 49-year-old woman, who developed severe acute heart failure due to aortic valve destruction. The patient required imminent valve surgery, but eventually recovered.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftBMJ Case Reports
Vol/bind2011
ISSN1757-790X
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 3 mar. 2011

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