The clinical presentation of a mycotic
aneurysm may be nonspecific and depends on the site of the lesion.
ACT scan revealed an aneurysm of the distal portion of the abdominal aorta and it was noted "mycotic
aneurysm, although possible, is very much less likely" as the cause of the aneurysm.
(24) And while this is apparently true, it is also true that many who think that they may have celiac disease actually have some type of systemic mycotic
The literature with respect to cases of mycotic
aneurysm caused by Salmonella published on the Chinese Wanfang database and PubMed in the past 10 years was searched, and full-text articles were downloaded.
Literature review yielded 11 previously reported cases of which only one formed a mycotic
Another retrospective analysis was done by Erdem , who analyzed 13 patients with mycotic
Early antimicrobial treatment and cardiac surgery can reduce the risk of cerebral embolism, intracranial mycotic
aneurysm, brain abscess, and peripheral pseudoaneurysm .
This is a challenge, especially in mycotic
PAPAs, as patients usually present with sepsis and associated coagulopathy.
Liu, "Clinical and microbiological characteristics of mycotic
aneurysms in a medical center in southern Taiwan," J Microbiol Immunol Infect, vol.
Growth rates of mycotic
aneurysms have been reported in the thoracic and abdominal aorta [12-14], but this is the first case report to document the growth rate of a MRAA.
To identify the predisposing factors involved in the causation of mycotic