CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 135-137

Complete aortic thrombosis in a ruptured mycotic aneurysm due to infection with Burkholderia pseudomallei


Department of Vascular Surgery, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Darpa Narayan Hazra
Department of Vascular Surgery, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_74_18

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Complete thrombosis of the aorta in patients with abdominal aneurysms is extremely rare. The risk factors, natural history, and rupture risk are not well known. We report a case of a complete aortic thrombosis in a ruptured infrarenal mycotic aneurysm caused due to infection with Burkholderia pseudomallei.


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