TITLE

Tuberculous Aortitis Presenting with an Aortoduodenal Fistula: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Goldbaum, Thomas S.; Lindsay Jr., Joseph; Levy, Charles; Silva, Carlos A.
PUB. DATE
July 1986
SOURCE
Angiology;Jul1986, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p519
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An elderly man with tuberculous aortitis presented with massive gastrointestinal bleeding resulting from an aortoduodenal fistula. Aortic resection was successful, and he has done well over a 12 year period. The organism was recovered from the aorta and also seen on section of the neighboring lymph nodes. Although tuberculous aortitis is rare, it should be considered in a patient with a prior history of tuberculosis who has developed evidence of aortic disease, aneurysm, or massive gastrointestinal bleeding.
ACCESSION #
16359423

 

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