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Ruptured mycotic infrapopliteal aneurysm.
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PMID:  23351649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mycotic aneurysms involving infrapopliteal arteries are rare. Ruptured infrapopliteal aneurysms are particularly uncommon and represent a surgical or endovascular emergency. We describe a case of 51-year-old male who presented with a 12-cm ruptured aneurysm of the tibioperoneal trunk 5 years after an episode of bacterial endocarditis. Our surgical approach included using extremity exsanguination and tourniquet to control hemorrhage during aneurysm ligation, followed by successful arterial reconstruction. Review of the English literature suggests that this is the largest ruptured infrapopliteal aneurysm reported.
Authors:
Irina Shakhnovich; Gary R Seabrook; Kellie R Brown; Brian D Lewis; Peter J Rossi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis.
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