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Stent graft infection secondary to appendicitis: an unusual complication of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

Perera KG, Wong E, Devine T - J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Bottom Line: To our best understanding, there is no similar case published in the literature.Lower limb circulation was preserved with a right axillo-femoral Dacron bypass graft.This case highlights a rare complication following EVAR, and for one to consider unusual sources of graft infection.

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Affiliation: Department of Vascular Surgery, Eastern Health, Box Hill, VIC, Australia kalpagperera@gmail.com.

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Coronal CT images indicating enlarged aneurysm sac (left) and para-aortic fat stranding (right) representing periaortitis.
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RJU108F1: Coronal CT images indicating enlarged aneurysm sac (left) and para-aortic fat stranding (right) representing periaortitis.

Mentions: Computed tomography (CT) angiography revealed increased aortic size compared with a scan 1-month prior (5.4 cm compared with 5.0 cm) with diffuse peri-aortic inflammation. The findings implied an infected endograft (Figs 1 and 2).Figure 1:


Stent graft infection secondary to appendicitis: an unusual complication of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

Perera KG, Wong E, Devine T - J Surg Case Rep (2014)

Coronal CT images indicating enlarged aneurysm sac (left) and para-aortic fat stranding (right) representing periaortitis.
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RJU108F1: Coronal CT images indicating enlarged aneurysm sac (left) and para-aortic fat stranding (right) representing periaortitis.
Mentions: Computed tomography (CT) angiography revealed increased aortic size compared with a scan 1-month prior (5.4 cm compared with 5.0 cm) with diffuse peri-aortic inflammation. The findings implied an infected endograft (Figs 1 and 2).Figure 1:

Bottom Line: To our best understanding, there is no similar case published in the literature.Lower limb circulation was preserved with a right axillo-femoral Dacron bypass graft.This case highlights a rare complication following EVAR, and for one to consider unusual sources of graft infection.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Vascular Surgery, Eastern Health, Box Hill, VIC, Australia kalpagperera@gmail.com.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus