Fusobacterium necrophorum in an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Treated by Once Daily Ertapenem.

Fusobacterium necrophorum in an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Treated by Once Daily Ertapenem.

Int J Angiol. 2012 Sep;21(3):175-6

Authors: Wotherspoon D, Street JA, Hedderwick S, Baker R

Abstract
Inflammatory aneurysms may make up a small percentage of the total number of abdominal aortic aneurysms, but they present their own unique challenges. We present a case of a 65-year-old man whose aneurysm was found to be colonized by Fusobacterium necrophorum.

PMID: 23997565 [PubMed]