Severe immunodeficiency is a risk factor for Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia. We report a case of recurrent Pseudomonas bacteraemia after antimicrobial therapy, causing a mycotic aneurysm and dissection of the internal carotid artery in a patient with advanced HIV disease.
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Mycotic internal carotid artery aneurysm as a complication of recurrent Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia in a late presenting HIV patient
Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine 2016; 2 (1): e235
Published online: 31 Mar 2016