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Double clostridial mycotic aneurysms of the aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8745194     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mycotic aortic aneurysm continues to present challenging and difficult management issues with a significant morbidity and mortality. The offending organism in the etiology of this aneurysm can be variable and unusual. The first report of two mycotic aortic aneurysms caused by Clostridium septicum in the same patient is described here. Presentation and management as well as conditions commonly associated with Clostridium septicum infection and a review of all clostridial mycotic aortic aneurysms in the English literature are discussed.
Authors:
C A Messa; M Kulkarni; E Arous
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular surgery (London, England)     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0967-2109     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-27     Completed Date:  1996-09-27     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9308765     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  687-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Medical Center of Central Massachusetts, Worcester, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm, Infected / microbiology*,  radiography
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / microbiology*,  radiography
Aortography
Clostridium Infections / microbiology*,  radiography
Humans
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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