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|Title:||Mycotic aneurysm of the descending aorta due to Aspergillus species|
de Silva, S.T.
|Publisher:||Sri Lanka Medical Association|
|Citation:||The Ceylon Medical Journal; 55(1): pp.20-1|
|Abstract:||Mycotic aneurysms of the aorta are rare, and carry a poor prognosis unless detected and treated promptly. Aneurysms caused by Aspergillus species usually occur due to invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, septic embolisation or direct extension from the lung, mainly in immuno-compromised individuals. We report a case of descending aortic aneurysm caused by Aspergillus species in a previously immuno-competent individual|
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