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Infective endocarditis with progressive periaortal abscess formation in a previously healthy girl
  1. M Weidenbach,
  2. A Pfeiffer,
  3. K Steidel

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A previously healthy 14 year old girl presented with a three week history of high grade fever and progressive dyspnoea. On admission to the hospital in Mozambique, she had signs of cardiac insufficiency with peripheral oedema, orthopnoea, and tachycardia. The chest …

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