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Infective endarteritis and false mycotic aneurysm complicating aortic coarctation


Department of Cardio-Vascular Surgery, La Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

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Ziadi Jaleleddine
Department of Cardio-Vascular Surgery, La Rabta Hospital, 1007 Tunis
Tunisia
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.99627

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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 197-199

 

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A 12-year-old boy with coarctation of aorta developed infective endarteritis and mycotic aneurysm at the site distal to coarctation. The computed tomography angiogram was very helpful in the diagnosis. Medical management and early surgical intervention was curative. Infective endarteritis in coarctation may be underdiagnosed.






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Department of Cardio-Vascular Surgery, La Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Ziadi Jaleleddine
Department of Cardio-Vascular Surgery, La Rabta Hospital, 1007 Tunis
Tunisia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.99627

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A 12-year-old boy with coarctation of aorta developed infective endarteritis and mycotic aneurysm at the site distal to coarctation. The computed tomography angiogram was very helpful in the diagnosis. Medical management and early surgical intervention was curative. Infective endarteritis in coarctation may be underdiagnosed.






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