Lauren E. Watchmaker, BA; Dana Ley, MD; Bartho Caponi, MD
Published online July 28, 2021.
Austrian syndrome is the clinical triad of endocarditis, meningitis, and pneumonia secondary to Streptococcus pneumoniae. It is an uncommon but serious illness that requires clinical suspicion in an at-risk population in order to guide further workup and treatment. Here we present a case of a Wisconsin resident who illustrates the severity of the disease and how certain elements of this triad may be delayed in clinical presentation.