Mesenteric pseudoaneurysm resulting from septic embolism

David C. Cassada, Scott Stevens, George S. Schuchmann, Michael Freeman, Mitchell Goldman

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Abstract

Symptomatic peripheral septic embolism is a rare systemic complication of infective endocarditis. This case report describes abdominal pain secondary to a septic pseudoaneurysm in the distal superior mesenteric artery. Presentation, imaging, surgical intervention, and histologic evaluation are described, and a review of recent literature relating to this phenomenon is outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)597-600
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Volume12
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

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Superior Mesenteric Artery
False Aneurysm
Endocarditis
Embolism
Abdominal Pain

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Mesenteric pseudoaneurysm resulting from septic embolism. / Cassada, David C.; Stevens, Scott; Schuchmann, George S.; Freeman, Michael; Goldman, Mitchell.

In: Annals of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 12, No. 6, 01.01.1998, p. 597-600.

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