Staphylococcal endocarditis and multiple emboli in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

Chiang Hua Liao, Tsung Chieh Yao, Hung Tao Chung, Rey In Lien, Jing Long Huang*

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Abstract

We describe a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who developed Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis following dental work. Multiple brain and cutaneous septic emboli developed despite aggressive antibiotic therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2305-2306
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Volume31
Issue number11
StatePublished - 11 2004

Keywords

  • Emboli
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

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