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INTERESTING CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-49

Fatal Mycotic Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Complicated by Right-sided Infective Endocarditis: A Report of Two Cases


Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Kothandam Sivakumar
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission, 4a, Dr. J J Nagar, Mogappair, Chennai - 600 037, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jiae.jiae_15_20

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Mycotic aneurysms of pulmonary arteries are potentially fatal conditions occurring in patients ith congenital heart disease complicated by infective endocarditis folloing surgery or interventions. Presentation is indolent and symptoms may be nonspecific. Unless suspected and investigated ith computed tomography, they are missed until their advanced stage. Treatment options are limited as shon in to patients presented in this report.


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