Endovascular treatment of multiple tuberculous mycotic aneur
A 73-year-old man with pain in the back and on the right side of the chest associated with dry cough, presented with an inability to walk since 1-month. A diagnosis of multiple aneurysms caused by TB was made, based on computed tomography (CT) scan and positive T-spot and Xpert tests.

The empirical anti-TB regimen (pyrazinamide, isoniazid, rifampicin, and ethambutol) was administered and endovascular repair was performed using microcore stent graft. The post-operative hemodynamic analysis indicated that the patient's aneurysms no longer had a risk of rupture, and blood flow in the major branches of the aorta had been maintained. However, the patient could not survive due to a pulmonary infection acquired during recuperation at a local hospital.

Source: Medicine: April 2019 - Volume 98 - Issue 17 - p e15268

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