Mycobacterium Endocarditis- A Case Report

Authors

  • Md Abu Zahid Department of Cardiology, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • Mst Ferdousy Sultana Department of Physiology, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • Shakil Ghafur Department of Cardiology, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • Hasanul Islam Department of Cardiology, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cardio.v14i1.55379

Keywords:

Mycobacterium, Endocarditis

Abstract

Mycobacterium Endocarditis is a very rare case. A 5 years old boy presented us with the history of fever and breathlessness. CXR shows huge cardiomegaly, patient is anemic and temperature is raised. On echo revels vegetation on Tricuspid &Mitral valve ç huge pericardial effusion ç features of early tamponade. Pericardial fluid was drawn and the symptoms improved. Pericardial fluid colour was milky and exudative in nature. ADA for mycobacterium tuberculosis was positive. The patient was given anti tuberculosis drug & improved with time.

Cardiovasc j 2021; 14(1): 76-78

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Published

2021-09-15

How to Cite

Zahid, M. A. ., Sultana, M. F. ., Ghafur, S. ., & Islam, H. . (2021). Mycobacterium Endocarditis- A Case Report. Cardiovascular Journal, 14(1), 76–78. https://doi.org/10.3329/cardio.v14i1.55379

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Case Reports