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Isolated Emphysematous Myocardial Abscess without Infective Endocarditis
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  • Jino Park,
  • Sang-Hoon Seol,
  • Yeo-Jeong Song,
  • Seunghwan Kim,
  • Dong-Kie Kim,
  • Ki-Hun Kim,
  • Doo-Il Kim,
  • Bong Soo Park
Jino Park
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Sang-Hoon Seol
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Yeo-Jeong Song
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Seunghwan Kim
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Dong-Kie Kim
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Ki-Hun Kim
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Doo-Il Kim
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Bong Soo Park
Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital
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Abstract

A myocardial abscess is a rare and fatal disease, which is known to be challenging to diagnose, especially in case of isolated one without endocarditis. We present a case of emphysematous myocardial abscess detected by computed tomography, and echocardiography, and confirmed by surgery.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

16 Apr 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
11 May 2021Assigned to Editor
11 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
31 May 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
11 Jun 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
12 Jun 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor