Escherichia coli and mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm: a case report

Emergency Medicine; Infection And Immunity; Vascular Surgery
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2012.0007
12
27-31
Escherichia coli and mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm: a case report

We report a case of an 85-year-old lady with repeated hospital admissions secondary to presumed urosepsis with blood cultures positive for Escherichia coli. Chest radiographs during the final admission had changed dramatically and computed tomography scan of the aorta confirmed mycotic thoracic aortic aneurysm.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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