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J La State Med Soc. 2012 Nov-Dec;164(6):324-6.

Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated pneumonia, meningitis, and endocarditis: a case of Austrian syndrome.

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, USA.

Abstract

Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading cause of hospitalization in cases of community-acquired pneumonia and meningitis in adults. It is also an uncommon cause of endocarditis in the antibiotic era. The occurrence of these three entities in one individual is rare, forming a triad termed Austrian syndrome.

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