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Ruptured mycotic pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm in an infant: transcatheter embolization and CT assessment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14753311     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mycotic pseudoaneurysim of the pulmonary artery that ruptures during necrotizing pneumonia is a rare entity that is often fatal. Traditionally it has been treated with open thoracotomy and resection of both the aneurysm and the lobe in which the aneurysm is located. In this report, we describe the radiological findings and transcatheter coil embolization of a mycotic pulmonary pseudoaneurysm in a 6-month-old female infant. We also describe the subsequent morphologic changes observed on follow-up computed tomography after 9 months of embolization.
Authors:
Hemant Deshmukh; Krantikumar Rathod; Ashwin Garg; Rahul Sheth
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    2003 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-02     Completed Date:  2004-03-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aneurysm, False / radiography*,  therapy
Aneurysm, Infected / radiography*,  therapy
Aneurysm, Ruptured / radiography*,  therapy
Angiography
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Female
Humans
Infant
Pulmonary Artery / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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