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Isolated tricuspid valve infective endocarditis with multiple septic pulmonary emboli in a patient with atopic dermatitis
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  • Nobuki Shioya,
  • Nozomu Inoue,
  • Erina Miyano,
  • Miyabi Nakayama,
  • Yuki Tsukamoto,
  • Koji Hazama,
  • Yasuo Shichiohe
Nobuki Shioya
National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Medical Center
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Nozomu Inoue
National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Medical Center
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Erina Miyano
National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Medical Center 
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Miyabi Nakayama
National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Medical Center
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Yuki Tsukamoto
National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Medical Center
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Koji Hazama
NHO Hokkaido Medical Center
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Yasuo Shichiohe
National Hospital Organization Hokkaido Medical Center
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Peer review status:POSTED

05 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
09 May 2020Assigned to Editor
09 May 2020Submission Checks Completed

Abstract

Multiple lung nodules in atopic dermatitis patients may reflect infective endocarditis. Our case underlines the importance of potentially severe infections due to staphylococci associated with atopic dermatitis.