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Mycotic aneurysm of the ulnar artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  582459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A mycotic aneurysm is an uncommon, but serious, complication of infective endocarditis, occurring as a result of an infected embolus being lodged in the vasa vasorum or lumen of an artery. Involvement of the ulnar artery is rare, but its peripheral location renders its diagnosis more simple. A case of mycotic aneurysm of the ulnar artery complicating infective endocarditis is reported, with successful management by ligation and excision.
B Ee; M Doshi; J S Cheah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  1979 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-17     Completed Date:  1979-10-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  462-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Infected / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Arteries / surgery
Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications*
Streptococcal Infections / complications*
Ulna / blood supply*

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