Bijo Chacko

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Mycotic aneurysm

I. What every physician needs to know. A mycotic aneurysm is a dilation of an artery due to damage of the vessel wall by an infection. It is also referred to as infected aneurysm. The term “mycotic” referring to fungal is a misnomer as various organisms including predominantly bacterial can cause the aneurysm. It is…

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