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Septic palmar emboli in a case of staphylococcal aortic endocarditis
  1. H Weclawiak,
  2. S Vergne,
  3. M Alzieu
  1. Correspondence to marc.alzieu{at}

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A 47-year-old man with a history of diastolic murmur was admitted to the emergency ward for chest pain and fever. Physical examination, ECG findings and blood analyses were unremarkable. While the patient was thought to have viral pericarditis, two blood cultures were taken, and then the patient was treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory …

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