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Vol 4, No 2 (2002)
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Multifocal intracerebral haemorrhage in case of staphylococcal sepsis in patient with myasthenia gravis and risk factors for cerebrovascular disease

Sławomir Budrewicz, Marta Dubik-Jezierzańska, Małgorzata Góral, Tomasz Turek
Udar Mózgu. Problemy Interdyscyplinarne 2002;4(2):65-68.

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Vol 4, No 2 (2002)
Prace kazuistyczne
Published online: 2003-03-11

Abstract

The authors present a case of patient with myasthenia gravis, with coexisting risk factors for cerebrovascular disease, who developed staphylococcal sepsis complicated with endocarditis. In the course of the disease multifocal intracerebral haemorrhage emerged, which caused the patient's death. Special attention was drown to risk of infectious and vascular complications in elderly patients with factors predisposing to cerebrovascular disease and treated with immunosupressive agents during their stay in hospital.

Abstract

The authors present a case of patient with myasthenia gravis, with coexisting risk factors for cerebrovascular disease, who developed staphylococcal sepsis complicated with endocarditis. In the course of the disease multifocal intracerebral haemorrhage emerged, which caused the patient's death. Special attention was drown to risk of infectious and vascular complications in elderly patients with factors predisposing to cerebrovascular disease and treated with immunosupressive agents during their stay in hospital.
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Keywords

intracerebral multifocal haemorrhage; bacterial endocarditis; staphylococcal sepsis

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Title

Multifocal intracerebral haemorrhage in case of staphylococcal sepsis in patient with myasthenia gravis and risk factors for cerebrovascular disease

Journal

Interdisciplinary Problems of Stroke

Issue

Vol 4, No 2 (2002)

Pages

65-68

Published online

2003-03-11

Bibliographic record

Udar Mózgu. Problemy Interdyscyplinarne 2002;4(2):65-68.

Keywords

intracerebral multifocal haemorrhage
bacterial endocarditis
staphylococcal sepsis

Authors

Sławomir Budrewicz
Marta Dubik-Jezierzańska
Małgorzata Góral
Tomasz Turek

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