Association of tuberculosis and tricuspid valve endocarditis in AIDS patient with Ebstein heart anomaly

  • Aleksandra Radovanović Spurnić University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Bosiljka Vujisić Tešić University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Marija Boričić Kostić University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Djordje Jevtović University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Keywords: AIDS, tuberculosis, disseminated tuberculosis, endocarditis, Ebstein heart anomaly

Abstract

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.

Author Biographies

Aleksandra Radovanović Spurnić, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

MD specialist for infectious disease

 

Bosiljka Vujisić Tešić, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

M.D., PhD, specialist for cardiology disease – Head of  Department of echocardiography

Marija Boričić Kostić, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

M.D., specialist for cardiology disease

Djordje Jevtović, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

M.D., PhD, specialist for infectious disease, Head of AIDS department

Published
2018-01-10
How to Cite
1.
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: https://doi.org/10.3855/jidc.7462
Section
Case Reports