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Mesenteric pseudoaneurysm resulting from septic embolism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9841692     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Symptomatic peripheral septic embolism is a rare systemic complication of infective endocarditis. This case report describes abdominal pain secondary to a septic pseudoaneurysm in the distal superior mesenteric artery. Presentation, imaging, surgical intervention, and histologic evaluation are described, and a review of recent literature relating to this phenomenon is outlined.
D C Cassada; S L Stevens; G S Schuchmann; M B Freeman; M H Goldman
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0890-5096     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-22     Completed Date:  1998-12-22     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  597-600     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / etiology
Aneurysm, False / etiology*
Aneurysm, Infected / etiology*
Aortic Valve Insufficiency / complications
Embolism / complications*
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*
Mesenteric Artery, Superior
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion / etiology*
Middle Aged

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