Purulent Pericarditis Caused by Streptococcus milleri

Koichi Akashi, Toshiyuki Ishimaru, Yasuo Tsuda, Seiho Nagafuchi, Ryoichi Itaya, Jun Hayashi, Yoshiro Sawae, Yoshito Kawachi, Yoshiyuki Niho

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Streptococcus milleri was isolated in pure culture from the pericardial fluid of a 42-year-old man with pulmonary tuberculosis. Pericardiectomy had to be done to cure the pericarditis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2446-2447
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine


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