HAROLD COMONFORT DENMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Coburn,1 in his study of rheumatic disease, observed that although this disease is found with great frequency among children and in young adolescents on the medical wards, non-hemolytic streptococcus endocarditis has been infrequent in this age group at the Presbyterian Hospital and has been observed only once on these wards in a patient under 10 years old. This is in agreement with the findings of others. Blumer,2 in studying 317 cases of subacute bacterial endocarditis, found only one under the age of 10 years. At the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Schlessinger3 found but 10 cases of subacute bacterial
DENMAN HC. SUBACUTE BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS; AN ANALYSIS OF FIFTY CASES WITH AUTOPSY FINDINGS1. Ann Intern Med. ;16:904–919. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-5-904
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(5):904-919.
Cardiology, Endocarditis, Infectious Disease, Streptococcal Infections.
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