Spontaneous splenic rupture as complication of infective endocarditis

S. D. Pringle*, A. Christine McCartney, S. M. Cobbe

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Abstract

A case is reported of spontaneously ruptured spleen occuring as a fatal complication of Group B streptococcal endocarditis, despite control of infection with antibiotics and early surgery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)384-386
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1988
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Endocarditis, infective
  • Group B streptococcus
  • Mitral valve replacement

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