Nuclear Medicine/Vascular

Mycotic Aneurism[1]Edit

  • A mycotic aneurism is an infection of the arterial wall of an aneurism. It can be somewhat confusing but infections can happen in aneurisms or an infection of the artery can cause an aneurism.

^ - PMID 2919901 "In situ prosthetic graft replacement for mycotic aneurysm of the aorta." (Chan FY; Crawford ES; Coselli JS; Safi HJ; Williams TW Jr. Ann Thorac Surg 1989 Feb;47(2):193-203.)