Articles related to ENDOCARDITIS
Perspective: Broken Both Ways
Stella’s case, entwining severe addiction with critical health conditions, underscores the pressing need for a healthcare approach that transcends traditional biases and embraces comprehensive, compassionate care.
Cardiology January 23rd 2024
The Clinical Picture: Conjunctival Petechiae in Infective Endocarditis
In this case study, a 75-year-old patient’s persistent fevers and truncal rash, initially resistant to standard treatments, were key indicators of an underlying infective endocarditis. Elevated inflammatory markers and positive blood cultures for Streptococcus mitis pointed towards a dental source of infection, emphasizing the importance of oral health in systemic diseases.
Cardiology January 18th 2024