ID#: 2863
This patient presented with a systemically disseminated streptococcal infection. The portal of entry was this wound on the dorsum of the right hand. This patient went on to develop streptococcal endocarditis, after the bacteria had spread throughout his body, by way of his blood stream, thereby, infecting the interior of his heart.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Thomas F. Sellers, Emory University
Creation Date: 1963
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