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Spondylodiscitis and infectious endocarditis: a round-trip to be considered
Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
The association between spondylodiscitis and endocarditis was first reported in 1965 by de Sèze et al. The most common clinical picture of this association is musculoskeletal symptoms preceding endocarditis diagnosis, but we report here a case of spondylodiscitis complicating endocarditis in its late course. A 70-year-old man, with an established diagnosis of mitral valve endocarditis caused by Streptococcus intermedius, early submitted to surgical treatment because of heart failure, who had andoi:10.1590/s1413-86702008000600021 pmid:19287848 fatcat:deluhw2xefdxjbdzew377jratq