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Abstract

The present report describes a case of infective endocarditis complicated with aortic root abscess caused by in a 56 year old man. is amicroaerophilic, pleomorphic Gram-negative bacillusand member of the HACEK group ( and ) a group of bacteria known to be a rare cause of endocarditis. With prompt diagnosis and initiation of antimicrobial and surgical management, a successful outcome was achieved.

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2020-02-28
2022-01-26
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