Rare Presentation of Endocarditis and Mycotic Brain Aneurysm.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Bartonella endocarditis can be an elusive diagnosis. The clinical manifestations can vary and, at times, include multiorgan involvement. This case report describes 2 patients who presented with multiorgan failure, cerebral mycotic aneurysms, and valvular endocarditis secondary to Bartonella infection. The complex diagnosis, decision making, and surgical management are described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Beckerman, Z; Martínez-Bravo, LE; Johnson, G; Holt, B; Fraser, CD

Published Date

  • March 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 109 / 3

Start / End Page

  • e179 - e181

PubMed ID

  • 31425670

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.06.073


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands