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Giant intrathoracic mycotic aneurysm of left subclavian artery

Author(s): Bansal R | Gupta Prerna | Sharma Lalit

Journal: Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
ISSN 0971-5851

Volume: 31;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 129;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Aspergillosis | computed tomographic angiography | giant mycotic aneurysm | subclavian artery

Fungal infections are serious and important cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. Angioinvasive aspergillosis causing mycotic aneurysm of major blood vessels is very rare and only a few cases are reported in literature. We hereby report one case of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia presenting with this fatal complication.

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