Clinical Case Discussion

Case Presentation: Mycotic Aortic Aneurysm and Psoas Abscess as a Complication of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Instillations

By: R. Jeroen A. van Moorselaara and Willem Wisselinkb

EU Focus, Volume 2 Issue 4, October 2016, Pages 351-353

Published online: 01 October 2016

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Take Home Message

To prevent life-threatening aortic ruptures, it is important that primary care physicians and urologists are aware of the symptoms of a mycotic abdominal aortic aneurysm, even several months or years after bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy.


a Department of Urology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

b Department of Vascular Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding author. Department of Urology, VU Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, Postbus 7057, Amsterdam, 1007MB, The Netherlands.

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