Can Leg Pain Be the Sole Presenting Symptom of Infective Endocarditis? A Case Report

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  • Cevdet Ugur Kocogullari
  • Alaattin Avsar
  • Ercüment Ayva
  • Önder Sahin
  • Ahmet Cekirdekci

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20071100

Abstract

Infective endocarditis is a serious septic disease that can be life threatening unless effective therapy is instituted following the correct diagnosis. The complication of septic embolism and mycotic aneurysm in patients with infective endocarditis may increase morbidity and mortality. We present a case of peroneal artery aneurysm with coincident double native heart valve endocarditis in a patient.

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Published

2007-10-05

How to Cite

Kocogullari, C. U., Avsar, A., Ayva, E., Sahin, Önder, & Cekirdekci, A. (2007). Can Leg Pain Be the Sole Presenting Symptom of Infective Endocarditis? A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 10(6), E434-E435. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20071100

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