Abdominal aortic aneurysms infected by Escherichia coli.

Abstract

Three cases of atherosclerotic abdominal aneurysms infected by Escherichia coli urinary tract sepsis are presented together with a review of four additional cases of E. coli-infected aneurysms. Pathophysiology and a current system of classification of aortic infection are discussed. Important clinical features of gram-negative aortic infection include a… (More)

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@article{McNamara1985AbdominalAA, title={Abdominal aortic aneurysms infected by Escherichia coli.}, author={Michael F McNamara and Mark O Finnegan and Kaustav Bakshi}, journal={Surgery}, year={1985}, volume={98 1}, pages={87-92} }