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From arteritis to mycotic aneurysm: visualization of the progression of mycotic aneurysm development following femoral arterial line insertion in an infant.
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PMID:  20437176     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Although uncommon, mycotic aneurysms in infants can be lethal because of the high risk of rapid expansion and rupture. Most catheter-associated mycotic aneurysms reported in the first year of life develop following umbilical artery catheterizations. We describe the sonographic detection of an early stage mycotic aneurysm in a 4-month-old following femoral artery catheterization complicated by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) septicemia. We also describe the sonographic and radiographic progression of this mycotic aneurysm before surgery.
Nira Beck-Razi; Gad Bar-Joseph; Amos Ofer; Aharon Hoffman; Diana Gaitini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-05-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  40 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1432-1998     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S108-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Imaging, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
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