Endocarditis of an ASD Occluder Mimicking Adult-onset Still Disease in a Grown-up with Congenital Heart Disease

Christoph Sinning, Benedikt Schrage, Götz C Müller, Elvin Zengin

Abstract


The case describes the endocarditis of an ASD occluder in a grown-up with congenital heart disease. The patient was at first treated as Adult-onset Still disease because of an infection with unkown focus. Due to the immunosuppressive therapy the infection was at first not related to the endocarditis. After treatment symptoms and signs of Adult-onset Still disease completely vanished.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17987/jatamis.v1i0.290

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