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Granulicatella adiacens subacute bacterial endocarditis as the underlying cause of type II mixed cryoglobulinaemia

Sim, Benjamin; Koo, Ray; Hawkins, Carolyn; Bowden, Francis; Watson, Ashley

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A 57-year-old man with type II mixed cryoglobulinaemia presented to the emergency department with a history of worsening lethargy, malaise and non-drenching night sweats in a relapsing-remitting pattern. He was diagnosed with type II mixed cryoglobulinaemia 7 months ago following episodes of fever, night sweats, lethargy and malaise associated with a non-blanching, purpuric, raised erythematous rash that responded partially to immunosuppressive therapy and short courses of oral antibiotics. A...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152807
Source: BMJ - British Medical Journal
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2014-206091
Access Rights: Open Access

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