ELAM C. TOONE JR., M.D.
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Embolic lesions of the brain and cerebral vessels are as integral a part of bacterial endocarditis as are the embolic lesions of other structures, and the resulting neurological symptoms and signs merit equal importance with the café-au-lait coloring, clubbed fingers, enlarged spleen and conjunctival petechiae in the symptomatology of the syndrome.
Two cases recently seen on the wards of the Hospital Division of the Medical College of Virginia would have proved to be less puzzling diagnostic problems had this been realized. The first case was a colored male (Case 1) with a purulent meningitis, clubbed fingers and an enlarged heart
TOONE EC. CEREBRAL MANIFESTATIONS OF BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:1551–1574. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-9-1551
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(9):1551-1574.
Cardiology, Endocarditis, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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