Fatal endocarditis in Wegener's granulomatosis: mitral valve involvement and an intracardiac mass


Onal I. , Ozcakar L. , Temirel K., Aran R., Kurt M.

JOINT BONE SPINE, vol.72, no.6, pp.585-587, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2005.04.001
  • Title of Journal : JOINT BONE SPINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.585-587
  • Keywords: Wegener's granulomatosis, endocarditis, mitral valve, intracardiac mass, CARDIAC INVOLVEMENT, AORTIC-VALVE, VALVULITIS, DISEASE

Abstract

Reported here is a 39-year-old man with Wegener's granulomatosis who had died due to endocarditis during his follow up. The concomitance of these two pathologies is discussed in the light of the pertinent literature. (C) 2005 Elsevier SAS. All rights reserved.