Monday, June 29, 2009

Salmonella infection and mycotic aneurysm

Don’t forget the association. It can be an aneurysm or a pseudoaneurysm, can occur as a new aneurysm or infection of a pre-existing one, and is associated with certain predisposing conditions. Serotype associations, according to the brief review, tend to be enteritidis and typhimurium. The article references several other reviews.

1 comment:

Lisa said...

Great article. I published a similar case in a very different forum, the New York Times Magazine. I think the case gives a sense of how this might unfold in real time: \