ARTHUR M. HOFFMAN, M.D.; FLOYD C. TAGGART, M. D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Thayer,1 in 1922, stated that "gonorrheal cardiac infections as a whole are by no means very unusual". In contrast to the wide prevalence of gonorrheal urethritis this cardiac complication is rare. Thayer, at that time, reviewed the literature and reported seventy-two cases including twelve new ones of his own. In a comprehensive survey of the literature since 1922 we can find reported only eight authentic cases, to which we add another.
A white woman, aged 19, maid, was admitted to the Santa Fe Coast Lines Hospital, Los Angeles, on July 13, 1930, as convalescent from an operation for
HOFFMAN AM, TAGGART FC. Gonococcal Endocarditis*†: Summary of the Literature and Report of a Case. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1397–1403. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-5-11-1397
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(11):1397-1403.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2020 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use