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Mitralklapendokarditis diagnosticeret efter panoftalmitis med Enterococcus faecalis

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Kasper Kyhl1, Peter Bomholt Hansen1, Elin Holm2, Torkil á Steig1, Rudi Kollslíð1 & Shahin Gaïni1, 3, 4 1) Medicinsk Afdeling, Landsjukrahusið, Tórshavn 2) Øjenafdelingen, Landsjukrahusið, Tórshavn 3) Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling, Odense Universitetshospital 4) Institut for Naturvidenskab og Teknologi, Færøernes Universitet Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V02170102
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Ugeskr Læger 2017;179:V02170102
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Mitral valve endocarditis diagnosed after panophthalmitis with Enterococcus faecalis
An 86-year-old man lost his vision three days after cataract surgery on the left eye. Topical treatments for panophthalmitis were in accordance with international guidelines, a broad-range PCR showed E. faecalis in corpus vitreum, and of IV antiobiotic treatment was initiated. To exclude endocarditis an echocardiography was performed showing mitral regurgitation with a small mobile vegetation. Uncertainty concerning a possible causality between panophthalmitis and mitral valve endocarditis remains.
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