Extracranial infected carotid artery aneurysm

Christopher J. Abularrage, Robert S. Crawford, Marlene L. Durand, Glenn M. LaMuraglia

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Abstract

Infected aneurysms of the extracranial carotid arteries are rare. This is a case report of a 63-year-old female who developed an infected internal carotid artery aneurysm due to group B Streptococcus ten days after a dental procedure. She was successfully treated with excision of the aneurysm and common to internal carotid artery bypass with greater saphenous vein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1484-1486
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of vascular surgery
Volume50
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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