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Rare presentation of Candida albicans: infective endocarditis and a pulmonary coin lesion

  • Taliha Öner (a1), Oktay Korun (a2) and Ahmet Çelebi (a1)

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We present a case of a rare association of infective endocarditis and a coin lesion in the lung caused by Candida albicans. The lesion disappeared after 6 weeks of treatment with 5 mg/kg/day amphotericin B.

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Correspondence to: T. Öner, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Uskudar, Turkey. Tel: 0090 232 441 4360; Fax: 0090 216 542 44 44; E-mail: talihaoner@yahoo.com

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Rare presentation of Candida albicans: infective endocarditis and a pulmonary coin lesion

  • Taliha Öner (a1), Oktay Korun (a2) and Ahmet Çelebi (a1)

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