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Multiple mycotic aneurysms due to penicillin nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae solved with endovascular repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20471206     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mycotic aneurysm is a life-threatening condition. We report the case of an 83-year-old white female who had pneumonia, and 3 months later she was admitted with multiple sacular mycotic aneurysms due to penicillin nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae. Successful combination therapy with antibiotics and endovascular repair was done.
Alvaro Rojas; Renato Mertens; Douglas Arbulo; Patricia Garcia; Jaime Labarca
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-05-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-19     Completed Date:  2010-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  827.e5-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Department of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Aneurysm, Infected / drug therapy,  microbiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
Aortic Aneurysm / drug therapy,  microbiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortography / methods
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
Drug Resistance, Bacterial*
Penicillins / therapeutic use*
Pneumonia, Pneumococcal / complications*
Streptococcus pneumoniae / pathogenicity*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Penicillins

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