EJVES Extra Abstracts| Volume 34, ISSUE 5, P622, November 2007

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Rupture of a Non-dilated Abdominal Aorta Due to Brucella melitensis

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      Cardiovascular complications of brucellosis are rare, but account for most deaths of this disease. Only a few case reports describe infected aortic aneurysms caused by Brucella melitensis. In this report we present a patient with rupture of a non-dilated abdominal aorta due to Brucella melitensis infection.

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