Accession Number:

AD1037158

Title:

40-Year Old Pilot with Fevers, Diplopia, Hypertropia, Skew Deviation, and Visual Field Loss due to H. Parainfluenza Endocarditis

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States

Report Date:

2017-04-22

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Objective To report a case of H. parainfluenza endocarditis presenting as diplopia, hypertropia, visual field loss, and skew deviation. Background Infective endocarditis IE carries a high incidence of morbidity and mortality and may present diversely. Early neurologic presentations are encountered rarely. According to a prospective study of 2781 patients, vascular embolic events were encountered in only 17 and Roth spots in 2 of patients.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE