Mycotic aneurysm of the left subclavian artery presented with hemoptysis in an immunosuppressed man: case report and review of literature.

@article{Saliou1995MycoticAO,
  title={Mycotic aneurysm of the left subclavian artery presented with hemoptysis in an immunosuppressed man: case report and review of literature.},
  author={C Saliou and Pietro Badia and Franck Duteille and Nicola D'attellis and Jean Baptiste Ricco and Jacques Barbier},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={697-702}
}
We report the case of a 32-year-old man with a mycotic aneurysm of the left subclavian artery. This patient had immunosuppression caused by chemotherapy administered for treatment of leukemia. This aneurysm was revealed by two episodes of hemoptysis caused by a lung parenchyma fistulization. The patient was treated successfully by simple ligation and exclusion via a thoracotomy with partial lung resection. Histologic examination confirmed the presence of aspergilloma filaments in the false… CONTINUE READING