[Endocarditis complicated by an aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery].

@article{Hatim2014EndocarditisCB,
  title={[Endocarditis complicated by an aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery].},
  author={E G A Hatim and M-A Hachimi and Hamid Madani and Nourreddine Atmani and Younes Moutakillah and Mehdi Bamous and Abdessamad Abdou and M Drissli and Mahdi Aithoussa and F-A Wahid and Abdellatif Boulahya and C Haimer and N Drissi Kamili},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={750-3}
}
Infective endocarditis (IE) is a rare, polymorphic disease in children. Mycotic aneurysm is a rare condition that complicates about 2.5 to 10% of cases of endocarditis. It is responsible for significant morbidity and mortality [1,2]. Mycotic aneurysms are often asymptomatic, physical examination is poor, but the diagnosis should be considered with the triad including fever, abdominal pain, and abdominal mass beating. Abdominal ultrasound and computed tomography are the most useful for the… CONTINUE READING

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