Ruptured Salmonella mycotic aneurysm of the extracranial carotid artery.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Mycotic aneurysms of the extracranial carotid artery are rare and difficult to diagnose and can lead to significant medical morbidity. Treatment of these lesions requires expert surgical management and necessitates an assiduous search for an underlying source. We report a case of a ruptured mycotic aneurysm of the cervical carotid artery due to Salmonella infection successfully treated by wide excision and saphenous vein patch angioplasty.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rice, HE; Arbabi, S; Kremer, R; Needle, D; Johansen, K

Published Date

  • July 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 416 - 419

PubMed ID

  • 9237001

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0890-5096

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s100169900071


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands