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Jan 7, 2023 | Magazine: Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica

Miguel Sogbe  1 , Andrés Blanco-Di Matteo  2 , I Madeleine Di Frisco  3 , José Luis Del Pozo  4

Case report

We present the case of a 90-year-old man with a medical history of high blood pressure, hypercholesterolaemia and a pacemaker for third-degree atrioventricular block who attended Accident & Emergency with a two-day history of fever of up to 38 °C associated with oedema in the lower limbs and dyspnoea on minimal exertion, with orthopnoea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea.

In the initial assessment, he was found to be haemodynamically stable, with fever of 38.1 °C and oxygen saturation of 90% on...

CITATION  Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin (Engl Ed). 2023 Jan 7;S2529-993X(22)00312-4. doi: 10.1016/j.eimce.2022.12.011.