CARL H. FORTUNE, A.B., M.D.
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That endocarditis, particularly sub-acute bacterial endocarditis, may be a sequel of infections during or following pregnancy, has received comparatively little attention, although many have considered the hazards incident to a pregnancy complicating a previously existing endocarditis. Acute malignant bacterial endocarditis, occurring more or less incidentally as a part of puerperal sepsis, has been recognized, and instances of this sort are common in any large series of cases of puerperal infection. By presenting three new cases from the Department of Pathology of the University of Michigan, this paper will endeavor to show that not only is acute malignant endocarditis a dreaded
FORTUNE CH. Endocarditis Following Septic Abortion With Special Reference to Sub-Acute Bacterial Endocarditis1. Ann Intern Med. ;2:912–922. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-9-912
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(9):912-922.
Cardiology, Endocarditis, Infectious Disease.
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