Case Reports Vegetation Due to Streptococcus Viridans in Pulmonary Artery in a Child With Patent Ductus Arteriosus [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1999; 27(6): 429-430

Case Reports Vegetation Due to Streptococcus Viridans in Pulmonary Artery in a Child With Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Ahmet YANIK1, Ertan YETKİN1, Kubilay ŞENEN1, Mehmet İLERİ1, Hülya KAMOY1, Tevfik KURAL1, Siber GÖKSEL1

The authors deseribe a case of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) complicated by infective endarteritis due to a vegetation in pulmonary artery in a 14-year-old child. Only few cases of vegetation in the pulmonary artery shown by echocardiography have thus far been reported. All patients with PDA have infective endarteritis risk, regardless of the ductus size.

Keywords: infective endarteritis, patent ductus arteriosus

How to cite this article
Ahmet YANIK, Ertan YETKİN, Kubilay ŞENEN, Mehmet İLERİ, Hülya KAMOY, Tevfik KURAL, Siber GÖKSEL. Case Reports Vegetation Due to Streptococcus Viridans in Pulmonary Artery in a Child With Patent Ductus Arteriosus. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1999; 27(6): 429-430
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