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|Title:||Late relapse of non-typhoidal Salmonella vascular graft infection after 5 years||Authors:||Oon, J.
|Issue Date:||2011||Abstract:||Salmonella bacteremia can be complicated by mycotic aneurysm with the potential for a catastrophic presentation. Treatment involves prompt surgery with debridement, extraanatomic bypass, and prolonged antibiotic therapy. Any relapse tends to occur within the 1 st year after surgery.We describe a case of Salmonella enteritidis mycotic aneurysm in a 56-year-old man 5 years after the initial presentation, emphasizing the importance of aggressive initial therapy and longterm surveillance. © 2011 The Author(s).||Source Title:||Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/125707||ISSN:||02184923||DOI:||10.1177/0218492311407118|
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