Curvularia alcornii Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Following Aortic Valve Replacement: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Journal Article

We report the first case of Curvularia alcornii aortic pseudoaneurysm following bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement in an immunocompetent host. Infection was complicated by septic emboli to multiple organs. Despite aggressive surgical intervention and antifungal therapy, infection progressed. We review the literature on invasive Curvularia infection to inform diagnosis and management.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Narayanasamy, S; Williams, AR; Schell, WA; Moehring, RW; Alexander, BD; Le, T; Bharadwaj, RA; McGauvran, M; Schroder, JN; Perfect, JR

Published Date

  • November 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 11

Start / End Page

  • ofab536 -

PubMed ID

  • 35350813

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8947321

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2328-8957

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ofid/ofab536


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States