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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina (México)

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MARTINEZ-AGUILAR, Myriam Monserrat et al. Infective endocarditis in a patient with bicuspid aortic valve: a case report and review. Rev. Fac. Med. (Méx.) [online]. 2014, vol.57, n.4, pp.43-49. ISSN 2448-4865.

Infective endocarditis is a condition that requires an early diagnosis and treatment to prevent its severe complications and, above all, avoid death. In this article we document the diagnosis and therapeutics of a case of infective endocarditis in the setting of a congenital heart disease, bicuspid aortic valve, referred to the National Institute of Cardiology “Ignacio Chávez”.

Keywords : Infective endocarditis; vegetations; septic embolisms; congenital heart disease; bicuspid aortic valve.

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