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Case 2287

Mycotic pseudoaneurysm.

Author(s)
Nicholson AA
 
Patient
male, 42 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 21.12.2003
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.2287
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Senior
  • Views 17760
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    Conventional X-ray of the lumbar spine
     

    Radiological examination of the lumbar spine did not reveal any significant abnormality.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Conventional X-ray of the lumbar spine;

    No annotation

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Conventional X-ray of the lumbar spine;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT
     

    CT revealed several small abscesses in the chest and a small thrombus in the IVC. No other thrombus was seen. At the same scan a right psoas abscess was noted. In addition an area of high contrast uptake was...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT;

    No annotation

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT;

    No annotation

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT;

    No annotation

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Selective angiography
     

    The aneurysm was embolised with 2x3mm fibered platinum coils.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Selective angiography;

    No annotation

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Selective angiography;
     
     
Radiological examination of the lumbar spine did not reveal any significant abnormality.
 
 
CT revealed several small abscesses in the chest and a small thrombus in the IVC. No other thrombus was seen. At the same scan a right psoas abscess was noted. In addition an area of high contrast uptake was noted within the abscess to the right of the L3 vertebral body.
 
 
 
 
The aneurysm was embolised with 2x3mm fibered platinum coils.
 
 
 
 
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