Mycotic aneurysm of the left ventricle: Echocardiographic diagnosis

Karen M. Modesto, Patricia A. Pellikka, Joseph F. Malouf, Richard C. Daly, Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran

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We report an unusual case of myocardial mycotic aneurysm of the left ventricle resulting from a healed myocardial abscess caused by an aortic regurgitant jet lesion. The diagnosis was made during intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography and confirmed by surgical inspection. The echocardiographic features are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-193
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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