The Development of Infective Endocarditis and Oral Dyskinesia in a Type 2 Diabetic Patient

Hiroki Adachi, Hidekatsu Yanai, Tetsuo Ichinose, Yuriko Tanaka, Hiroyuki Takakura, Kazuhiro Honda


The group A streptococcus infection has been reported to be associated with the development of neuropsychiatric symptoms in children such as Sydenhams chorea and pediatric autoimmue neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococci, possibly due to autoimmunity. However, there are very few literatures discuss the association between neuropsychiatric manifestations and Streptococcus viridians infection, especially in the elderly people. Here, we show a 74-year-old type 2 diabetic woman who developed infective endocarditis infected by Streptococcus viridans and oral dyskinesia.

J Med Cases. 2011;2(6):240-242


Diabetes; Infective endocarditis; Oral dyskinesia; Streptococcus viridans

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