Non-aneurysmal infectious aortitis: a case report.

@article{Narang2007NonaneurysmalIA,
  title={Non-aneurysmal infectious aortitis: a case report.},
  author={A. Tulika Narang and Niels Kumar Rathlev},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={359-63}
}
Infectious aortitis is a rare clinical entity that is most often associated with an abdominal aortic aneurysm. There have been very few documented cases of aortitis in the setting of a normal-sized caliber aorta. We present a 67-year-old patient who presented to our Emergency Department with a history of recent fevers, fatigue, and abdominal pain. Based on an abdominal computed tomography scan, the patient was initially thought to have ruptured an abdominal aortic aneurysm of infectious… CONTINUE READING

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