Endocarditis and bacterial brain abscess in a young woman with a single atrium, patent ductus arteriosus, and Eisenmenger syndrome: A case report

We reported a 35-year-old woman with a single atrium, patent ductus arteriosus, pulmonary hypertension, and ES who developed infective endocarditis on her left ventricular outflow tract and complicated cerebral abscess and who underwent challenged medical treatment. Intervention: Infection was successfully controlled after 4-time change in antibiotics over 4 months. However, surgery is complicated for her. Outcomes: The patient presented a relatively good outcome during follow-up for>6 months. Lessons: This case report suggests that patients with complex CHD should accept surgery therapy earlier before developing ES. It is imperative to avoid invasive interventions to prevent infectious endocarditis.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research

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