Melioidosis presenting as an infected intrathoracic subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm treated with femoral vein interposition graft.

@article{Schindler2002MelioidosisPA,
  title={Melioidosis presenting as an infected intrathoracic subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm treated with femoral vein interposition graft.},
  author={Nancy Schindler and Keith D Calligaro and Matthew J Dougherty and James T. Diehl and Ketang H Modi and Michael N Braffman},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={569-72}
}
We present the first case of in situ replacement of an infected subclavian artery using superficial femoral vein and the fourth reported case of an infected arterial pseudoaneurysm caused by pseudomonas pseudomallei. Sepsis and hoarseness developed in a 58-year-old man after recent travel to Borneo, Indonesia. Indirect laryngoscopy revealed a paralyzed right vocal cord. Computed tomography and arteriography revealed a 6.5-cm pseudoaneurysm of the proximal right subclavian artery. Blood cultures… CONTINUE READING
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