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Mycotic aneurysm of the internal carotid artery--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12799731     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Extracranial internal carotid artery (ICA) mycotic aneurysms are rare entities that may result in significant neurologic morbidity and mortality. Several operative techniques have been described in the literature for the management of this difficult condition. This case report describes a contained ruptured mycotic aneurysm of the extracranial ICA associated with Proteus mirabilis infection successfully treated by an end-to-end spatulated interposition saphenous vein graft.
Authors:
Niren Angle; Amir H Dorafshar; Sam S Ahn
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1538-5744     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:    2003 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-11     Completed Date:  2003-07-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
UCLA Gonda Vascular Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095-6908, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Aneurysm, Infected / microbiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Carotid Artery, Internal*
Cerebral Angiography
Humans
Male
Proteus Infections / complications,  surgery*
Proteus mirabilis*
Saphenous Vein / transplantation
Vascular Surgical Procedures

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