Cerebral mycotic aneurysm in a child with Down's syndrome: a unique association.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Mycotic aneurysms are rare complications in patients with infective endocarditis, particularly in the pediatric population. We report a case of mycotic aneurysm of the middle cerebral artery complicating bacterial endocarditis in a child with Down's syndrome. The patient was successfully treated medically without the need for surgical intervention.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Diab, KA; Richani, R; Al Kutoubi, A; Mikati, M; Dbaibo, GS; Bitar, FF

Published Date

  • November 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 868 - 870

PubMed ID

  • 11732778

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0883-0738

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/08830738010160111405


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States