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Rev Esp Cardiol. 2004 Aug;57(8):787-8.

[Nocardia endocarditis in a native mitral valve].

[Article in Spanish]

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Sección de Medicina Interna, Hospital Torrecárdenas, Almería, Spain. amlt@mixmail.com

Abstract

Nocardiosis is an opportunistic infection that usually arises in immunodepressed patients. Cases in immunocompetent patients are uncommon. We report a 53-year-old woman diagnosed as having Nocardia sp. endocarditis in a native mitral valve, which required valve replacement.

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15282069
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