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Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm caused by Streptococcus constellatus


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Title: Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm caused by Streptococcus constellatus
Authors: Morinaga, Yoshitomo / Yanagihara, Katsunori / Gyotoku, Hiroshi / Oshima, Kazuhiro / Izumikawa, Koichi / Yamasaki, Naoya / Kakeya, Hiroshi / Hayashi, Tomayoshi / Fukuoka, Junya / Nagayasu, Takeshi / Kohno, Shigeru
Issue Date: Nov-2013
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 17(11), pp.e1064-e1066; 2013
Abstract: We report a rare case of mycotic pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm (PAP) secondary to a lung abscess due to Streptococcus constellatus. PAP was confirmed by the pathological findings of the pseudoaneurysm, the presence of bacteria, and the microbiological analysis. PAP is uncommon, but it is important to recognize this condition because PAP can lead to fatal hemoptysis.
Keywords: Hemoptysis / Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm / Streptococcus constellatus
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/34167
ISSN: 12019712
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.03.013
Rights: © 2013 International Society for Infectious Diseases. / NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Journal of Infectious Diseases. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 17,11 (2013)
Type: Journal Article
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