alexa Tubercular Aortic Aneurysm with Rupture into Psoas Abscess
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Tubercular Aortic Aneurysm with Rupture into Psoas Abscess

Dhirendra Ray1* and Saket Nigam2

1Department of Radiology, Regency Healthcare Ltd. Kanpur- 208025, India.

2Department of Radiology, Rama medical College Kanpur- 209217, India.

Corresponding Author:
Dhirendra Ray
Department of Radiology
Regency Healthcare Ltd. Kanpur- 208025, India
Tel: 91-9389286932
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E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: November 25, 2015; Accepted Date: December 19, 2015; Published Date: December 23, 2015

Citation: Dhirendra R, Saket N (2015) Tubercular Aortic Aneurysm with Rupture into Psoas Abscess . Mycobact Dis 6:196. doi: 10.4172/2161-1068.1000196

Copyright: © 2015 Ray D, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Tuberculosis is highly prevalent in developing country and with rising incidence of HIV, incidence of tuberculosis is further rising. Spine is most common site of osseous involvement of tuberculosis and the psoas abscess one of its common complication. We encountered a rare case of bilateral tubercular psoas abscess having aneurysm of abdominal aorta. While performing aspiration of abscess through posterior paraspinal approach for diagnostic work up, we land up in fatal complication of aortic aneurysm rupture. The case was further managed by injecting glue, so could avoid life threatening complication.


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