Tuberculous mycotic aneurysm of the aorta: review of published medical and surgical experience.

@article{Long1999TuberculousMA,
  title={Tuberculous mycotic aneurysm of the aorta: review of published medical and surgical experience.},
  author={Richard Long and Raphael Guzman and H Scott Greenberg and J R Safneck and Earl S. Hershfield},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1999},
  volume={115 2},
  pages={522-31}
}
To define the epidemiology, pathogenesis, pathology, presentation, and management of tuberculous mycotic aneurysm of the aorta (TBAA) in the therapeutic era, we reviewed all of the cases reported in the English language literature from 1945 to the present. To the 39 cases in the published literature, we add two cases of our own. Although it is exceedingly rare, the prevalence of this lesion has remained relatively constant. In 75% of the cases, TBAA appeared to result from erosion of the aortic… CONTINUE READING
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