Association of tuberculosis and tricuspid valve endocarditis in AIDS patient with Ebstein heart anomaly
Keywords:AIDS, tuberculosis, disseminated tuberculosis, endocarditis, Ebstein heart anomaly
A case of tricuspid valve endocarditis in an AIDS patient, an intravenous drug user, initially empirically unsuccessfully treated as a Staphylococcus aureus infection, and thereafter turned to be, most likely, of Mycobacterium tuberculosis etiology is presented.
How to Cite
Radovanović Spurnić A, Vujisić Tešić B, Boričić Kostić M, Jevtović D (2018) Association of tuberculosis and tricuspid valve endocarditis in AIDS patient with Ebstein heart anomaly. J Infect Dev Ctries 11:967–970. doi: 10.3855/jidc.7462
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