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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018, 6(7), 132-133
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-7-3
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Endocarditis of the Right Heart Long Time after Pace Maker Implantation

Ines Kechaou1, , Wejdene Ouechtati2, Eya Cherif1, Imene Boukhris1, Slim Chenik3 and Lamia Ben Hassine1

1Department B of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Charles Nicolle, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia

2Department of Cardiology, Hospital of Charles Nicolle, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia

3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Military Hospital of Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia

Pub. Date: August 03, 2018

Cite this paper:
Ines Kechaou, Wejdene Ouechtati, Eya Cherif, Imene Boukhris, Slim Chenik and Lamia Ben Hassine. Endocarditis of the Right Heart Long Time after Pace Maker Implantation. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018; 6(7):132-133. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-7-3

Abstract

Endocarditis of the right heart related to a pacemaker is a serious complication. In this regard, we report a case of a patient aged 59 which is characterized by the occurrence of this complication a very long time after implantation of the materiel. In this patient, the diagnosis was delayed due to untimely antibiotic therapy.

Keywords:
infectious endocarditis right heart pace maker

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