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Brucellar Endocarditis: A Case Report

Author(s): Onur Ural | Nebahat Dikici | Duygu Fındık

Journal: Klimik Journal
ISSN 1301-143X

Volume: 22;
Issue: 03;
Start page: 106;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Brucellosis | endocarditis.

Endocarditis is a rare but fatal complication of brucellosis. We report a 22-year-old female with aortic valve endocarditis due to brucellosis completely cured with medical treatment alone. Our case and the literature demonstrate that, in selected patients, conservative treatment may be a valid alternative to surgery
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