Diagnosis and management of mycotic aneurysms

Amy R. Deipolyi, Jun Rho, Ali Khademhosseini, Rahmi Oklu

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Abstract

Mycotic aneurysm (MA) is a focal dilation of an infected arterial wall. This uncommon disease follows an aggressive, unpredictable clinical course with significant mortality and presents unique diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. This review discusses the pathogenesis and the diagnostic challenges of MA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-262
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Imaging
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

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Keywords

  • CT imaging
  • Endovascular
  • Infection
  • Mycotic aneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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