Document Detail


Evolution of salmonella aortitis towards the formation of abdominal aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9000397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of salmonella aortitis with necrosis of the arterial wall and its evolution to the formation of an abdominal aneurysm over a 6-day period. Computed tomography was performed before and after the development of a mycotic aneurysm. Presurgical aortography was also performed. The findings obtained give a dynamic concept to this pathology and show its rapid evolution in a short period of time.
Authors:
M Carreras; J A Larena; G Tabernero; E Langara; J M Pena
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European radiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0938-7994     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Radiol     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-14     Completed Date:  1997-03-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114774     Medline TA:  Eur Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Hospital de Cruces, E-48 903 Barakaldo, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aneurysm, Infected / etiology*,  radiography
Aorta, Abdominal / pathology
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / microbiology*,  radiography
Aortic Rupture / etiology,  radiography
Aortitis / microbiology*,  radiography
Aortography
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Necrosis
Salmonella
Salmonella Infections / etiology*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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