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Abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm secondary to melioidosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19321406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Melioidosis is an infective condition which is common in South East Asia. It can present in various forms like cutaneous abscess, pneumonia and severe septicaemia. However, melioidosis causing abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysms is extremely rare and a difficult condition to diagnose and treat. We present our management of two cases of abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysms secondary to melioidosis and their subsequent outcomes.
Authors:
Jaideepraj Rao; A S Kaushal; Chia Kok Hoong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian journal of surgery / Asian Surgical Association     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1015-9584     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian J Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-26     Completed Date:  2009-07-29     Revised Date:  2009-08-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8900600     Medline TA:  Asian J Surg     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. jaideepraj_Rao@ttsh.com.sg
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis,  microbiology*,  therapy
Aneurysm, Infected / diagnosis,  microbiology*,  therapy
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / diagnosis,  microbiology*,  therapy
Humans
Male
Melioidosis / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
Asian J Surg. 2009 Apr;32(2):127

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