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Adjacent organ involvement in Salmonella aortic aneurysms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12953959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Salmonella aortic aneurysms occasionally affect adjoining organs. This study reports on 2 elderly men with fatal cases of Salmonella enteritidis involving adjacent organs: aortobronchial fistula from a thoracic aneurysm, and renal involvement from an infrarenal aneurysm. The hope of averting a tragic outcome lies in prompt clinical and radiological recognition followed by effective medical and early surgical interventions.
Authors:
Abdul G Habib
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0036-5548     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-04     Completed Date:  2003-09-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0215333     Medline TA:  Scand J Infect Dis     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore. abdulrazaq_habib@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Organ Specificity
Salmonella Infections / complications*
Salmonella enteritidis*

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