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Intracranial mycotic aneurysm in a patient with endocarditis caused by Cardiobacterium hominis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7834485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An intracranial mycotic aneurysm developed in a 35-year-old woman with endocarditis, caused by Cardiobacterium hominis, around a prosthetic valve. This type of aneurysm is a rare, life-threatening entity, and C. hominis is extremely uncommon as the causative agent. The pathogenesis and monitoring of intracranial mycotic aneurysm are discussed.
Authors:
B H Lin; P T Vieco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0846-5371     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Assoc Radiol J     Publication Date:  1995 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-02     Completed Date:  1995-03-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812910     Medline TA:  Can Assoc Radiol J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington 05401.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, Infected / microbiology,  radiography*
Cerebral Angiography
Endocarditis, Bacterial / microbiology*
Female
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections / radiography*
Gram-Negative Facultatively Anaerobic Rods*
Humans
Intracranial Aneurysm / microbiology,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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