Recurrent Acute Ischemic Stroke after Infective Endocarditis Caused by Streptococcus Constellatus: First Case Report and Analysis of the Case Series

Acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is highly prevalent in patients with infective endocarditis (IE) and associated with high rates of death and disability. IE presenting as an acute ischemic stroke, especially recurrent concurrence of acute anterior and posterior circulation infarct, has rarely been reported. Herein, we report a case study of a 60-year-old man with a history of aortic valve replacement and was under warfarin, presented with recurrent acute ischemic stroke which was found to have no vegetation secondary to infective endocarditis caused by Streptococcus constellatus as the embolic source.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Case Studies Source Type: research

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