Presentation, diagnosis, and management of arterial mycotic pseudoaneurysms in injection drug users.

Injection drug users frequently present with abscess, cellulitis, and endocarditis. The development of arterial mycotic pseudoaneurysm (AMP) as a sequela of injection drug use, however, is much less frequently reported. We undertook a study to determine the prevalence and presenting clinical characteristics of AMP, utilizing a retrospective review of all… CONTINUE READING