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Case Studies | Medical Science | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018
Fatal Intracranial Hemorrhage in a Patient with Possible Infective Endocarditis: A Case Report
Valentina Tjandra Dewi | I.B. Suryadi Putra Dwipayana | Ketut Candra Wiratmi
Abstract: Infective endocarditis (IE) can have devastating and life-threatening neurologic complication. Intracranial hemorrhage occurs rarely in infective endocarditis, it is found in about 5 % patients with IE. We present a case of young female patient who was admitted with abdominal pain complain, who developed severe intracranial hemorrhage. Abnormal cardiac finding and further investigation lead to Possible IE diagnosis on this patient.
Keywords: intracranial hemorrhage, infective endocarditis, neurologic complication
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,
Pages: 211 - 214